The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004 (IDEA) Code of Federal Regulations requires each state participating in IDEA Part C Early Intervention Services to establish an Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC). The ICC’s purpose is to assist the Mayor and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) in its role as the lead agency in the development and implementation of a District-wide, comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary, interagency system to provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities. The ICC in DC meets fur times per year. Visit the OSSE website for more information osse.dc.gov

Who can serve as a member on the Council?

The panel shall consist of up to 25 voting members who are appointed by the Mayor. It must include parents of children with disabilities (age 12 or younger). It also consists of service providers, and others as specified by IDEA or selected by the Mayor. As the

How do you apply to serve on the Council?

District of Columbia residents may apply for an appointment to the Interagency Coordinating Council by completing the Office of Boards and Commissions (OBC) Application for Mayoral Appointment to a Board or Commission. Visit the OBC website at www.obc.dc.gov for more information about application and eligibility.

Who can attend the meetings?

ICC meetings are open to the public. Should you wish to make an announcement, please contact the ICC Chair regarding your request.

Who do I contact for more information?

You may contact Jerri Johnston-Stewart, Program Manager DC Early Intervention Program (DC EIP) at (202) 727-5853 or by e-mail at jerri.johnston-stewart@dc.gov.