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    Our Mission

    The mission of the Special Education Department is to provide every student with individualized high-quality instruction and well-rounded educational experience while promoting success and developing personal independence through leadership, advocacy, technical assistance, and collaboration among all stakeholders.

    Our Vision

    All SUSD students with disabilities will continue to receive high-quality instruction, programs, and services with an emphasis on inclusionary practices and afforded opportunities.


    Our Values

    • We will continue analyzing data-driven decisions to improve student achievement.
    • We will continue promoting inclusionary opportunities in all educational environments.
    • We will continue implementing evidence-based and classroom-based practices to improve positive and safe learning environments.
    • We will continue following and supporting the district's initiative with the implementation of the ELA and Math curriculum.
Special education students recognized at a board meeting



    Special Education

    Vincent Hernandez II
    Interim Director of Special Education

    Micaela Acosta
    Executive Assistant II
    Special Education
    (209) 933-7120 ext. 2535

    Senior Administrative Assistant
    Special Education
    (209) 933-7120 ext. 2549

    Carmen Carrasco
    Senior Office Assistant
    Special Education - Records
    (209) 933-7120 x2577
    Fax: (209) 943-7716

    Special Education Office
    1800 S. Sutter St.
    Stockton, CA 95206
    (209) 933-7120 x2500
    Fax: (209) 943-7716




    Dr. Jovan Salama Jacobs
    Executive Director, SELPA

    Mary Perez
    Executive Assistant II, SELPA
    (209) 933-7484 ext. 1232

    SELPA Office
    1541 E. March Ln.
    Stockton, CA  95210
    (209) 933-7484