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Report to Community

Alice Hunter
Director-Special Services
Phone:(307) 771-2174
Department Staff

Welcome to Special Services

Special Services offers a wide range of programs and services are provided for children ages 5 to 21 with special educational needs in Laramie County School District 1. The primary purpose of special education is to ensure that exceptional children develop mentally, physically, socially and emotionally.

Every school in the district provides special education services within resource rooms as well as regular classrooms.  Some schools also have district-wide programs.

Services are provided for students with educational disabilities in full compliance with regulations and requirements of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the federal mandates as outlined in the individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Resources for:

Student Resources
Parent Resources
Staff Resources

Mission
 
In support of the mission of Laramie County School District 1, the mission of the Special Services Department is to guarantee specialized instruction, maximized student learning and a variety of educational opportunities to students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP's).

Vision
 

Laramie County School District 1 Special Services Department will close the gap between current educational performance and proficient achievement by maximizing individual potential.

Beliefs


High Expectations: We believe students with disabilities can meet or exceed district expectations.
 
Shared Responsibility:  We believe the measure of success must be based on the learning of all students.  We believe everybody who interacts with students has the shared responsibility to positively impact their lives.

Maximizing Learning Opportunities:  We believe in results-oriented instruction focused on continuous learning for all students and staff.  We believe the learning of all students will be maximized by making data driven decisions.

Human Connection:  We believe in modeling what we expect from others.  We believe in treating everone with dignity and mutual respect.  We believe in developing positive relationships with every student, parent. staff and member of the community.

Special Services Department Staff ~

Administrative ~ 
Alice Hunter, Director
J.P Denning, Assistant Director
Kathy Plowman, Special Education Consultant
Butch Marosok, Special Education Consultant
Pat Loper, Welligent Facilitator

Department Contacts ~

Special Services ~ Tina Bates, Adminstrative Assistant 771-2174
Student Records/Demographics ~ 771-2206
Educational Resource Center ~  Lisa Fuqua 771-2183
Parent Resource Center ~ 771-2172
Audiology ~  771-2177
Homebound Instruction ~ Shari Carlson 771-2186
Special Services File Clerk - Elementary ~ Stacy Jensen 771-2176
Special Services File Clerk - Secondary ~ Shari Carlson 771-2186



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