IDEA State Advisory Panels (SAP) and State Interagency Coordinating Councils (SICC) address the needs of students with disabilities in K-12 special education programs, early intervention programs, and preschool.

This website is intended to address the information and communication needs of:
• SAP members and State Education Agency (SEA) staff
• SICC members and Lead Agency (LA) staff
• Individuals interested in learning about the functions of the SAPs and SICCs


Upcoming Events

SAP/SICC Webinar: Learning Together In HI: Increasing Active Engagement Through the State Education Advisory Council

May 2, 2019, 4:00 pm EST

Presenters:  Martha Guinan, SEAC Chair; Susan Rocco, SEAC member; Susan Wood, SEAC member; and Steven Vanatta, HI Office of Special Education, Community Councils.

This month’s webinar will highlight the work of Hawaii’s State Education Advisory Council (SEAC). 

The Hi team will describe the development of learning packages with an infographic and a dialogue guide to support use of the material in the field. They will describe how the experience of co-creation offered a way to share talents and knowledge while building teamwork that will continue and deepen.

For more information about the webinar, please download the flyer. The flyer gives a full description of the webinar, the link to pre- register and the captioning link, which provides real-time captioning during the webinar.

Registration link:

Archived Webinars

Coming Together Around Expressed Needs (1/31/19)

Creating the 2018-2019 Series Together (9/27/18)

Building Stakeholder Knowledge about Data- A Toolkit for IDEA Part C and Part B 619 Stakeholders (5/15/18)

An Online Toolkit to Improve the Quality of Parent Involvement Data (3/15/18)

The State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP): What SAPs and SICCs Need to Know about the First Three Years (12/18/17)

 SAPs and SICCs as the conduit to stakeholder engagement and support (October 2017)

Connecting across SAP and SICCS in 2017-18: Website and webinars as tools to connect (June 2017)

Equity in IDEA: Significant Disproportionality Final Rule (2017)

SICC/SAP Annual Priorities (December 2016)

Effective Strategies and Practices in Providing Orientation for SICC/SAP Members (September 2016)

Addressing Significant Disproportionality in Special Education, using Stakeholders, including State Advisory Panels (May 2016)

SAP/ICC Stakeholder Involvement in Evaluating the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) (December 2016) - recording

Engaging Stakeholders in Data Analysis (October 2015)

GRADS 360 (March 2015)

Stakeholder Involvement in the SSIP Process (December 2014)

SICC/SAP Membership Challenge (August 2014)

Back to Basics: An Orientation to Strategies and Resources, Roles and Responsibilities of SAP/SICCs (February 2014)

The Role of Parents and Families as SSIP Stakeholders (November 2013)

Overview of Proposed State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) (August 2013)

Content Committee Structure and Operations (May 2013)

Annual Reports: Who, What, How? (February 2013)

Advisory Panel Role in RDA (October 2012)

SPP/SICC Website Tour (May 2012)

Communication with the Public (February 2012)

Advise and Assist: What Does It Mean? (November 2011)

SPP-APR Process (May 2011)

Parent Involvement (February 2011)

Representing Stakeholders (October 2010)