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Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee (CSEAC)

CSEAC is a state level committee mandated by federal and state law. Members are interested in the quality of education received by children/youth with disabilities. The committee includes parents of and individuals with disabilities, educational service providers, administrators and representatives from a variety of related agencies. Participation is statewide and representative of diverse disabilities.

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Notice of Vacancies! CSEAC is recruiting for twelve new members and needs additional representation from Congressional Districts and their communities! Please click here for addtional information.  

A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS! Nominate an individual for the 2014 "People First" Award! Please click here for more information and to nominate someone.

2013 Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee "People First" Award

The Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's state "People First" Award. The individuals selected for this award have demonstrated "People First" philosophy while working with students with disabilities. This year's recipients include:

  • Jeanne Boice-Wiley, Assistant Executive Director and Special Education Director, East Central BOCES

  • Jerry DiTullio, Special Education Teacher, Wheat Ridge High School, Jeffco Public Schools

  • Brett Smith, Principal, Timberview Middle School, Academy 20

  • Kurt Wollenweber, Principal, Grandview High School, Cherry Creek Schools, recipient of the Lifetime State "People First" Award

For more information about this award: Announcement (PDF)

In 2012, CSEAC received 54 nominations from throughout Colorado. View the winners! Click on the link and read why CSEAC, in the words of those who nominated them, chose the following three 2012 "People First" Award winners.



General Information

CSEAC - State Level

Current Year

Past Accomplishments

People First

    • The Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee (CSEAC) honored winners of the first annual 2012 State "People First" Awards. From among fifty-four nominations across Colorado, three individuals who demonstrated the “People First” philosophy, while working with Colorado students with special needs, were chosen to receive the award.


CSEAC - Local Level





To contact a CSEAC member or for further information:

David Ramer

Program Assistant

Phone: (303) 866-6943 Fax: (303) 866-6767


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Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on this webpage are those of the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Colorado Department of Education or the Colorado State Board of Education.


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