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2018-2019 - Updated List
Calaveras 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 Web Links
Special Education records may be requested from the 
Calaveras County Office of Education.  

Lesley Heckers
Information Analyst

Special Education Staff

Belinda Brager-Nurse
Tanya Kiernan-Counselor
Christine James-Counselor
Calaveras High Counselors

Elizabeth Stilgebouer
Eugene Alliende

Special Ed

Calaveras High

Jenny Nijirich
Caryn Garner
Annette Lamica
Nicole Lamica
Mark Outland
Sheila Quinn
Lisa Marie Anderson
Jenny Lind Elementary
Mark Caruso
Meaghan Riley
MHE/RRF Schools

Martha O'Leary
San Andreas Elementary
Susan Broderick
Ron Snively
Terri Pendley
Danielle Pellini
Toyon Middle School
Anna Gates
Sean Smiley
Tracey Eisenhauer
Eleni Vergara
Valley Springs Elementary
Kelly Howard
Kris Cullinan 
Kristina Pourner
Amanda Medellin
West Point Elementary
Ron Smylie