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T U L A R E  C O U N T Y

S E L P A

SPECIAL EDUCATION LOCAL PLAN AREAS

TULARE COUNTY SELPA

All 43 school districts in Tulare County and the Tulare County Office of Education have joined together to participate in the Tulare County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA). The CBEDS count for Tulare County is 103,939 students (Dec. 2018). The Tulare County/District SELPA serves approximately 10,418 individuals with exceptional needs, providing special education and related services.

 

The Tulare County Office of Education has been designated the Administrative Unit of the Tulare County/District SELPA. Tammy McKean, Assistant Superintendent, Special Services Division is the chief administrator for the SELPA.

MISSION

The Tulare County SELPA is committed to providing a free appropriate public education, including special education instruction and/or support services, to any eligible student regardless of the size or location of the district of residence in Tulare County.

 

Appropriate special education services are provided within the geographical area of the Tulare County/District SELPA through a full continuum of program options for children from birth to 22 years of age.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Tulare County/District SELPA responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring program availability for all children with disabilities

  • Curriculum/program development support

  • Surrogate parent training

  • Community Advisory Committee support

  • Management Information System

  • Transition planning

  • Personnel development

  • Budget planning and review

  • Evaluation of special education programs

  • Program coordination

  • Fiscal management/monitoring

  • Program Specialists service

  • Community awareness

CONTACT US

Phone: (559) 730-2910 

Fax: (559) 730-2511

TTY Hearing Impaired : (559) 733-6314

6200 S. Mooney Blvd.

Visalia, California 93277