About Us

Douglas County School District Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) is comprised of parents of students with disabilities, and district staff who share a common interest in quality education for students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).


The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) gathers and communicates information to influence and support programming for students in special education in Douglas County School District.


The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) works collaboratively with the Department of Personalized Learning, families and other stakeholders to influence and support programming that meets the unique needs of all learners.


What Are Shining Stars?

Shining Stars are DCSD staff member/s and schools nominated for outstanding service by the parents and/or caregivers of students receiving special education services.

How Are Shining Stars Recognized?

  • All nominees will receive a notification of their nomination/s, a Shining Star certificate, and recognition via district communications, school communications (where possible), on the DCSEAC website, and DCSEAC Facebook page.

  • Staff: Staff nominations will be entered into a drawing for 1 of 20 gift prizes ($100 in value sponsored by Developmental Pathways).

  • Schools: One elementary, one middle, one high school, and one charter school will be selected to win prizes valued at $250 towards a special education curriculum (sponsored by Developmental Pathways).

There is no limit to the number of staff members that you can nominate. Certificates and baskets will be delivered to staff members with your special words during the month of April. Nomination deadline is February 24th!

Submit your ideas/suggestions to DCSEAC and Special education leadership!

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Artwork will be showcased on DCSEAC Facebook, social media, and our website

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