he CPSE and CSE are multidisciplinary teams of parents and professionals responsible for determining eligibility, coordinating evaluations, and recommending programs or services.
Members of the committee include the child’s parent(s), a school psychologist, a special education teacher, a general education teacher, a parent of a child with a disability, and an administrator.
Additional participants, such as a building principal, speech/language pathologist, the school physician, and the student himself/herself may also be present. Students of transition age 13 years and older are actively encouraged to attend and participate in meetings to develop self-advocacy skills. Student, parent and professional dialogue is a cornerstone of our CSE/CPSE process to promote placements and services in the least restrictive environment.
The committee memebers are appointed annually by and responsible to the Board of Education, hold meetings on a regular basis (see CSE/CPSE calendar link for more details) to respond to initial referrals, amendment requests and process required annual review meetings.
The District is committed to identifying children with disabilities and providing necessary, appropriate services and support within the least restrictive environment. If you suspect your child has a disability, please contact your building principal or the Pupil Personnel Services office.