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.
This hands-on session is for teachers who work with at risk or special education students students in grades 4-12 who struggle with reading and writing. The workshop specifically focuses on how to help students develop the skills to access and perform well on Common Core writing tasks. We’ll provide a primer on easy-to-use iOS and Chrome technologies that help students access information and express themselves in English Language Arts and other content areas where reading and writing are essential. Suggestions for assisting students with built-in access features, along with add-ons and apps, will be highlighted.
Districts and schools in California have switched to a new statewide assessment system. The assessments focus on California Common Core Standards and are administered through a computerized testing system developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). Learn about Common Core Standards and the SBAC assessment by visiting SELPA's Common Core/SBAC page or by visiting the SCOE SBAC page.
The Inventory of Services and Supports (ISS) for Students with Disabilities (SWDs) is designed to help districts examine their policies, procedures, and practices to gain a deeper understanding of why SWDs are not learning and why the district is not closing the achievement gap. The tool is designed to provide a framework for the District Leadership Team (DLT) to use that will enhance and deepen their understandings about this subgroup of students.
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
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Click here for an archive of materials from past SELPA workshops and seminars.
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.
|Feb 27||Technologies for Struggling English Language Arts Learners|
|Mar 5||SEIS CASEMIS Administrator Meeting|
|Mar 6||Aligning IEPs to CCSS for Students with Moderate & Severe Disabilities|
|Mar 10||Best Practice Preschool ASD Assessment|
|Apr 23||Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition|
The Sonoma County Charter SELPA (SCC-SELPA) was approved by the State Board of Education on November 10, 2011. It was formed to provide a membership option for charter schools located outside of Sonoma County. The goal of the SCC-SELPA is to support the implementation of appropriate and compliant special education services in Northern California charter schools. Click here for more information.