CAC for Special Education

Community Advisory Committee for Special Education


CAC 2021-2022 Meeting Calendar   Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt | عربي | Tagalog | Gagana Sāmoa

August 26   Re-Opening/SpEd 101
September 23   Mental Health Supports
October 28   Dyslexia Instruction featuring Kareem Weaver of the Oakland NAACP | Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt عربي | Tagalog | Gagana Sāmoa
November 18   Joint African American Parent Advisory Council/CAC for Special Education Meeting
December 6-10 Inclusive Schools Week
January 27  IEP / 504 / RTI
February 24   Twice Exceptional
March 24   Community Conversation on SFUSD Budget and Local Control Accountability Plan
April 28   CAC Advocates Worthy of Excellence Awards
May 26   Special Education Department Budget and Service Plan
June 23   Autism Social Skills

CAC meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month (except July, November, and December) from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. via Zoom and recorded live on the CAC Facebook page. CAC Meetings are hosted by Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. Visit the CAC meetings page for more details, including how to reserve interpretation.

Meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.  Joining the CAC gives community members an opportunity to have their opinions heard and make a difference in the way special education is conducted in our area. Find out more on the CAC membership page.



The purpose of the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Special Education is to champion effective special education programs and services and advise the Board of Education on priorities in the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA).

The State Education Code mandates that each SELPA have a CAC and that a majority of CAC members are parents of students with disabilities. 

For more information about the Community Advisory Committee for Special Education read the article: Making Special Education Work for All Students by Disability Rights of CA or visit