The Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA) is an interprovincial co-operative agency established by the Ministers of Education of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
We provide quality services and supports, in collaboration with our partners, to meet the educational needs of children and youth from birth to 21 who are blind/visually impaired (BVI) and/or deaf/hard of hearing (DHH).
We are a support for families and the public school system in the education of children and youth with sensory loss. Our professional commitment focuses on providing, through best practice and in the most natural environments possible, comprehensive educational opportunities, which lead to the highest potential for independence, self-sufficiency and productive, fulfilling lives.
Key organizational principles guide the design, implementation and evaluation of educational services. We are: