The Advisory Committee is composed the Southern California Region and the Northern California Region, with nine volunteer members in each region. A minimum of five members in each region will be parents or those who represent parents and students. The four remaining members in each region are comprised of advocates, attorneys, and school employees among other interested stakeholders.
In particular, the Advisory Committee will consult with OAH in areas such as revisions to the OAH website, forms, documents, scheduling procedures, staff training, training materials, the parent procedure manual, the consumer brochure, outreach to families, and proposed revisions to laws and rules.
The Interagency Agreement between the California Department of Education and the Office of Administrative Hearings and California Education Code section 56504.5, subdivision (c)(8) requires the establishment of a voluntary Advisory Committee.
Please join us on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10 AM – 1 PM, via webcast for our next Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting. Click to participate in the live webcast on October 21, 2016 (link for Webcast webpage). Or, join us for the meeting in person at one of these locations:
2349 Gateway Oaks, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
OAH Van Nuys
15350 Sherman Way, Suite 300
Van Nuys, CA 91406
If you have any questions, please contact Tim Dean at
(916) 263-0653 or Tim.Dean@dgs.ca.gov
Agenda for Advisory Committee Meeting on October 21, 2016 - Not yet posted
Flyer for Advisory Committee Meeting on October 21, 2016 - Not yet posted
Summary of Oct. 9, 2015 Advisory Committee Meeting
Responses to Oct. 9, 2015 Meeting Recommendations
Advisory Committee Application
The next Advisory Committee Meeting will be on October 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. Click here to review materials from past Advisory Committee Meetings, or to watch webcasts of past Advisory Committee Meetings.
Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is accepting applications for the OAH
Special Education Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee was established to
assist OAH by providing non-binding recommendations for improvements to the
special education hearing and mediation processes.
Advisory Committee is composed of two regions, the Southern California Region
and the Northern California Region. The Committee has nine members in each
region. At least five members in each region will be parents or those who
represent parents and students. The four remaining members in each region will
be comprised of others interested in serving on the Advisory Committee. The
Committee meets twice a year. Each member serves a two-year term.
Additional information is provided in the attached documents.
We are not longer accepting applications for the Advisory Committee.