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Introduction

The CAHELP JPA Governance Council, with direction from participating local education agencies (school districts) governing boards, is responsible for the review and approval of all SELPA policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines. The policies and procedures adopted by the Governance Council under the authority of the adopting local education agency board have the same status and authority as other board policy. Policies governing the the D/M SELPA and D/M Charter SELPA are adopted and included as part of the Local Plan. By participating in the SELPA Local Plan, participating local education agencies agree to carry out the responsibilities assigned within the plan, and policies and procedures.