Governing Boards

L.E.A.S.E. Governing Bodies

L.E.A.S.E. is governed by two Boards, the Special Education Alliance Council and the Executive Committee.

L.E.A.S.E. Alliance Council

The Special Education Alliance Council is composed of the Superintendent and one school board member, or their alternates, as representatives from each member district, and the Regional Superintendents of Schools.  The Alliance is responsible for establishing the educational activities of L.E.A.S.E.  The Alliance Council establishes, by its constitution, policies to ensure provisions for identifying children with disabilities from local member districts.  The Alliance Council is responsible for carrying out all mandatory laws and shall consider the provision of any permissive legislation.

L.E.A.S.E. Executive Committee

The Special Education Executive Committee consists of:

  • Four Elementary District Superintendents

  • Two High School District Superintendents

  • One Unit District Superintendent

Specific powers and duties of the L.E.A.S.E. governing bodies can be found in section 2:20 of the L.E.A.S.E. Policy Guide.