• SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

    Our Purpose:
     
    The Special Education Department focuses on improving student performance and program effectiveness for students with disabilities ages 3 through 21 as indicated in the Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Education Act of 2004. Staff support school districts and charter schools in meeting the requirements of law and service effectiveness through training and technical assistance for teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, support staff, and administration.

    Our Priority:  
    • Achievement of students with disabilities
    • State and federal accountability support
    • Access to the general curriculum for students with disabilities
    • High-quality professional learning opportunities
    • Collaborative partnerships
    • First point of contact for students, parents, district and community stakeholders in areas of special education
    • Educator training on research-based effective instructional strategies

    Specialists in disabilities collaborate with others across the service center to ensure the inclusion of and consideration of the needs of students with disabilities for district improvement. Special education staff members provide insight and guidance on issues of accountability, student performance and factors which affect the performance of students with disabilities.

    For a list of upcoming workshops click here

Contact Information

  • Todd Larson
    Director
    Special Education Programs
    (956)984-6203 
     
     
    Dr. Carolina Campos
    Coordinator Regional Services
    ESC Special Education Liaison
    (956)984-6205
     
    Dr. Brenda De La Garza
    Coordinator
    Special Education Programs
    (956)984-6202
     
    Tere Longoria
    Lead Program Assistant
    Special Education Programs
    (956) 984-6206
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