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Sonoma County SELPA

The Sonoma County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) is a state-mandated association that oversees and facilitates educational services for students with disabilities in Sonoma County.

El Plan de Area Local del Condado de Sonoma (SELPA) es una asociación obligatoria del estado que supervisa y facilita los servicios educativos para los estudiantes con discapacidades en el condado de Sonoma.

NEW! IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING CONFIDENTIAL STUDENT DATA

Read an important message regarding the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association v. California Department of Education lawsuit.

Featured Training

Building a Better IEP

September 12, 2016
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Click here to sign up

In this half-day workshop, we will review the building blocks for writing IEPs that serve students and are compliant with applicable laws and regulations. Participants will learn:

  • How to prepare for a positive and productive IEP team meeting
  • How to design an IEP that provides educational benefit
  • The importance of adhering to eligibility criteria
  • How to write compliant IEP team meeting notes
  • How to write effective academic, social, and behavioral goals

NEW! SEIS Tips and Updates

Click here to get SEIS tips and updates.

NEW! Spirit of Education award

The SELPA is soliciting nominations for the 2016-2017 Spirit of Education award. Get the details here.

NEW! Early Start and Preschool Services: for Parents of Children Ages 0 - 5

Find out where to get help if you have developmental concerns or areas of suspected disability for your infant, toddler, or preschooler in Sonoma County

Sonoma SELPA mailing list

Sign up for the Sonoma County SELPA mailing list to receive information on trainings and other educational opportunities.

Workshop and Seminar Archive

Click here for an archive of materials from past SELPA workshops and seminars.

IEP Forms





Our Mission

The Sonoma County SELPA believes that all students can learn. Our mission is to support special education students in achieving a high level of academic/functional performance according to national, state, and local standards. To assure this outcome, the SELPA department will provide information, resources and support to students, parents, and all school staff.

La organización SELPA del condado de Sonoma cree que todos los estudiantes pueden aprender. Nuestra misión es apoyar a los estudiantes de educación especial en el logro de un alto nivel de rendimiento académico/ funcional de acuerdo al nivel nacional, estatal, y de las normas locales. Para asegurar este resultado, el departamento SELPA proporcionará información, recursos y apoyo a los estudiantes, padres de familia y a todo el personal de la escuela.




selpa trainings
Sep 9 Writing Behavior Intervention Plans
Sep 12 Building a Better IEP
Sep 27 Private Schools and Special Education
Sep 28 CCSS - Based IEPs - Determining and Writing Effective Goals
Sep 29 Managing Student Behavior (MSB), Part 1
Sep 30 Managing Student Behavior (MSB), Part 2
Oct 12 Building a Better IEP
Oct 26 CCSS - Based IEPs - Determining and Writing Effective Goals