• Committee on Special Education

     The Committee on Special Education (CSE) is a multi disciplinary team, appointed by the Board of Education, that coordinates evaluations and makes recommendation for initial services and/or programs for children identified as having a disability. The group works to ensure that the child’s needs are considered from all viewpoints.

    • Parent(s) of the student
    • Regular education teacher of the student whenever the student is or may be participating in the regular education environment
    • Special education teacher of the student, or if appropriate, special education provider of the student
    • School district representative who is qualified to provide or supervise special education and is knowledgeable about the general curriculum and the availability of resources of the school district (This person may also be the special education teacher/provider or school psychologist.)
    • An individual who understands and can talk about the evaluation results and how these results affect instruction (This person may also be the special education teacher/provider, regular education teacher, school psychologist, school district representative or someone that the school district determines has knowledge or special expertise regarding the student.)
    • School psychologist
    • Parent member (unless the parent requests that the parent member not participate)
    • Other people that have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related services personnel as appropriate (as requested by the parent or school district) Other people that have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student, including related services personnel as appropriate (as requested by the parent or school district) 
    • The student, if appropriate