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Special Education


Procedural Safeguards - Please Refer to the Files Below

California Department of Education (CDE) - Special Education Web Site

Information and resources to serve the unique needs of persons with disabilities so that each person will meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and nonacademic skills. Read More »

Common Core State Standards

Educational standards that describe what each student should know and be able to do in each subject in each grade. In California, the State Board of Education decides on the standards for all students, from kindergarten through high school. Read More »

Special EDge Newsletter

The Special EDge is a publication of the California Department of Education's Special Education pision. It is designed to inform and support parents, educators, and other service providers on special education topics, focusing on research-based practices, legislation, technical support, and current resources. Read More »

Shasta County - Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)

The Shasta Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) comprises 25 school districts, the Shasta County Office of Education, and three charter schools that are local education agencies for special education purposes. Districts range in size from 5000 students with multiple-school sites to small single-school districts with less than 100 students. Read More »

Child Find:

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires all states to implement a policy to identify, locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities.  This includes all school districts. One method of locating and identifying children with a suspected disability is the Child Find program.  Read More »

Nathan Solus

Nathan Solus
Director of Special Education