Advisory Council on Postsecondary Education for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Advisory Council on Postsecondary Education for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) is charged with the following:  

  1. Studying the accessibility of higher education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities;
  2. Providing advice regarding resolving barriers to accessing higher education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities; and
  3. Identifying, evaluating, and developing recommendations to address barriers to accessing higher education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are or have been in the foster care system and any data collection issues in relation to those persons.

Current Status: This Advisory Council convenes periodically, with this period of convening starting in January 2020 for a two-year period. Its purpose is outlined in Texas Education Code

Meeting Schedule: This Advisory Council meets at least quarterly, at the call of the presiding officer. Agendas are posted in the Texas Register a minimum of seven days before a meeting. 

Membership: Members represent higher education IDD programs at the two- and four-year levels, students, parents, and advocacy groups. Members, including the presiding officer elected by the members, serve a two-year term.

Upcoming and Recent Meetings

Meeting Recordings

If you have a suggestion or comment/question you would like to share, please contact a member of the committee. Other inquiries should be directed to Waylon.Metoyer@highered.texas.gov