Ready to Promote Equity, Access, and Student Success?

The Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee is a collection of individuals who bring unique knowledge, and expertise on special populations students. An individual member augments the knowledge and skills of the committee to effectively guide and recommend equity and access resources for educators.

Members attend the quarterly meetings, participate in conference calls, actively carry out the activities of the goal of the committee, and provide feedback to their regions and related committees to which they belong. Voting members of the committee are K-Adult, Community College and Private/Public representatives and supporting members who have been nominated and selected to vote as a member. 

Voting members  can be reimbursed for their travel expenses to attend the committee meetings and conference.

Region Representation

Region representation for community college

  • one member from the 7 consortia Community Colleges 

Region representation for K-12 – Adult

  • one member from each of the 10 regions (K-Adult Education State Regional Map)

Representation from the public and private sector

Up to 10  members can represent the public and private sector.

  • does not need to represent a particular region


Current vacancies: 

  • There are no current vacancies for K-Adult Education representatives
  • There are no current vacancies for Community College representatives
  • (4) Public/Private Sector

If there are no vacancies in your region for secondary, or post-secondary, we offer a supporting member option.

Supporting Members

  • Supporting members can represent any region from secondary or post-secondary
  • Supporting members are not mandated for this position to attend the meetings, conference, or participate on conference calls
  • Supporting members do not receive travel reimbursements to attend committee meetings, conference

Become a Member

Educators, Public/Private Sector, Statewide Initiatives
Interested in becoming an advisory member, or supporting member please submit an application.

Filling the position

The process for community college representatives, the Equity Analyst contacts the community college chair of the appropriate regional consortium to identify a replacement or the current member of the region or the a voting member can recommend a replacement working with their regional consortium/a chair.

The process of recommending and approving a new K-12 and Adult representative shall is recommended by the CDE State Educational Consultant Monitor of the JSPAC grant.  

The process of recommending representatives from the private/ public groups can be nominated and selected by the voting members and Equity Analyst of the committee.

The process for a supporting member is to complete an application and the voting committee members on the approval of supporting member .