Special Education

“Special education” is specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parent(s), to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability.

FCPS special education plan is available to view at the Office of Pupil Personnel Services or through this post. Annual Plan FINAL 2015-2016
 If you have questions or concerns please contact your child’s building guidance department, Pam Steinkoenig psteinkoenig@cityschools.com , Director of Pupil Personnel Services or Jo Stone-Lanoue cstone@cityschools.com , Coordinator of Programs at 540 372-1127

Virginia State special education regulations are accessed through this link or the DOE website: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/regulations/state/regs_speced_disability_va.pdf

Required guidance and resources from VDOE concerning services for Students with Hearing and Vision Impairments:  Services for Students with Hearing or Visual Impairments

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The local Special Education Advisory Committee (L-SEAC) has meetings quarterly.  It is open to the public, those wishing to attend who need special accommodations, including an interpreter, must request needed accommodations at least one week prior to the meeting with Donna Watts at 540 372-1127 or dwatts@cityschools.com .

The State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC) welcomes public comment at each of its regular meetings. Please see the Public Comment Policy for information about SSEAC policies and procedures for submitting comments. Those wishing to speak should contact Mrs. Michele Orr by phone at 804-786-0790 or by e-mail at Michele.Orr@doe.virginia.gov to be scheduled to speak.

The meeting is open to the public, and the agenda is available online at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/committees_advisory/special_ed/meetings/index.shtml.

Speakers or those wishing to attend who need special accommodations, including an interpreter, must request needed accommodations at least one week prior to the meeting.

 

 

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