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Special Education Department

Gwynn Bollinger
Director of Special Education and Homeless Liason

Kate Costenbader
Supervisor of Special Education

Melissa Majewski
Secretary-Contact with any questions.


Student Services Links
Posted for Public Review

***Important Notice***

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Policy Change: Impacts students who qualify for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Families and staff- please access the links below to review the PDE special education policy change dated 8.31.23.

In addition, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact my office @

(610) 944-8111 Ext: 10301 or email me at:

Important Links: 


·IDEA-B Policies and Procedure (Revised August 31, 2023) 

·PENN*LINK Message, August 30, 2023 

·Letter to Families, English and Spanish 

Notice of Special Education Services

Please be sure to view and read the Notice of Special Education Services (En español - Aviso de Servicios de Educación) document.  This document includes answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) such as:

  • What types of disability might qualify a child for special education and related services?
  • What programs and services are available for children with disabilities?
  • How do the public schools screen and evaluate children to determine eligibility for special education and related services?
    • Multidisciplinary team evaluation
    • Screening
  • What special rights and protections do children with disabilities and their parents have?
    • Rights and Protections
    • Due Process Hearing Procedures
    • Students Who are Mentally Gifted
    • Student Records