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Special Education

Office Contacts
Jan Kendall
Director of Special Education

Elisa Ramirez
Office Manager

Special Education records may be requested from the
Calaveras County Office of Education. 
Courtnay Villegas
Information Analyst

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Training Calendar

Staff Training Calendar

Rising to Dyslexia Challenges Through Effective Use of Classroom Strategies and Assistive Technology
Wednesday, March 7, 2018  8:30am - 4:00pm
Location:  San Joaquin County Office of Education

What is Special Education?
Special Education is specialized instruction provided for children from birth to 22 years who qualify according to the laws and regulations designated by the state and federal government.  A student may qualify for special education services as an individual with special needs in one of the thirteen areas identified by the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA).

These are:

  • Autism
  • Deaf
  • Deaf-Blind
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Multiple Handicapped
  • Orthopedically Impaired
  • Other Health Impaired
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Speech-Language Impaired
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visually Impaired

Special Education Staff

Belinda Brager-Nurse
Tanya Kiernan-Counselor
Christine Snow-James-Counselor
CalaverasHigh Counselors

Elizabeth Stilgebouer
Eugene Alliende
Special Ed Teachers
Calaveras High

 Dianna Gaulden
Caryn Garner
Annette Lamica
Nicole Lamica
Mark Outland
Sheila Quinn
Michelle Pogue
Jenny Lind Elementary
Mark Caruso
Meaghan Riley

Mary Schoenthaler
San Andreas Elementary
Susan Broderick
Trish Ow-McCormick
Terri Pendley
Danielle Pellini
Toyon Middle School
Patrick James
Sean Smiley
Amber Herrod
Margit Moreland
Jeremy Teeter
Valley Springs Elementary
Kelly Howard
Kristina McGee