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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: gbollinger@fleetwoodasd.org

Important Links: 
· https://www.education.pa.gov/K-12/Special%20Education/IDEA/Pages/default.aspx

·PDE IDEA B FAQ

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

·PENN*LINK Message, August 30, 2023 

·Letter to Families, English and Spanish 

·Prior Written Notice- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k86ZeG-1bILTBHomI5hKGUo1VtFSJRYZ/edit

 

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