Special Education Department



    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.


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     Special Education/                               Stockton City Unified SELPA                                                                            1800 S. Sutter Street                                       Stockton, CA  95206                                       Office:  (209) 933-7120                               Fax:  (209) 943-7716


    Kasey Klappenback
    Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services Division/Department

    (209) 933-7040


     Stephanie ReevesExecutive DirectorSpecial Education/SELPA(209) 933-7120 ext. 2578

    Senior Office Assistant (Vacant)Special Education - Records(209) 933-7120 ext. 2500Fax: (209) 943-7716

    Micaela AcostaExecutive Assistant IISpecial Education(209) 933-7120 ext. 2535

    Dr. Jose AvilaAdministratorSpecial Education(Preschool Assessment & Autism Center)(209) 933-7345 ext. 2770

    Angela DunneAdministratorSpecial Education(209) 933-7120 ext. 4759

    Barbara LachendroAdministratorSpecial Education(209) 933-7120 ext. 2564

    Mitchell FloresAdministratorSpecial Education(209) 933-7120 ext. 2561


    SELPA Support

    Mary PerezExecutive Assistant II(209) 933-7484 ext. 1232





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