Special Education


ANNOUNCEMENTS



Portsmouth parents of students with disabilities are encouraged to complete the Virginia Department of Education Survey.

Please click on this link: 


2017-2018 Parent Involvement Survey




Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

is seeking interested community members, parents, and students.

Upcoming Meeting:

August 29th @5:30pm
SH Clarke Academy, Room 2
2801 Turnpike Road


For more info email: Susan Bechtol
Coordinator of Special Education

susan.bechtol@pps.k12.va.us
with SEAC as the subject.



Your Family's Special Education Rights


Parent's Guide to Special Education 
(English)
Guía de Educación Especial para Padres 
(Spanish)

Mission of the Office of Special Education:

The PPS Special Education Department in conjunction with the school staff, parents, and community members, supports, mentors, monitors, and motivates for the most inclusive specialized education of all students with disabilities while focusing on excellence for all students. 

The values of the SPED office include:
 integrity, loyalty, teamwork, and professionalism.

We support this mission
through collaboration with teachers, students, parents, and support staff
by providing rigor and relevance in the classroom,
building resilience and capacity in our students and staff,
and developing life-long relationships
that support positive student outcomes.

 

Office of Special Education & Related Services

2801 Turnpike Road
Portsmouth VA 23707

(757) 393-8792
(757) 393-5289 (fax)