Special Education Department
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.
All SUSD students with disabilities will continue to receive high-quality instruction, programs, and services with an emphasis on inclusionary practices and afforded opportunities.
- 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.
Forms and Documents
SUSD Special Education Policy and Procedure Manual
Parental Rights | Spanish
Prior Written Notice | Spanish
PWN part C to B | Spanish
PWN IDEA Part C | Spanish
Access to Public Benefits and Insurance | Spanish
COVID-19 Parent Handout | Spanish
SUSD Special Education Community and Parent Connections
* Educational Presentations for Parents *
* Presentaciones Educativas para Padres *
**Community Advisory Committee (CAC) / Comité Asesor Comunitario (CAC) **Parent Educational Presentations! (PEP!) / ¡Presentaciones Educativas para Padres! (¡PEP!)
2022/23 CAC & PEP! Meeting Dates / Fechas de las Reuniones del CAC y PEP! * In English, Click Here * En Español, Haga clic Aquí
April 25, 2023 30-day Review of the 2023/24 Local Plan (Annual Service & Annual Budget Plans) CAC meeting announcement - Flyer, Click Here Anuncio de la Reunión del grupo, CAC - Folleto, Haga clic aquí
March 22, 2023 CAC meeting announcement - Flyer, Click Here Anuncio de la Reunión del grupo, CAC - Folleto, Haga clic aquí
SUSD Special Education Padlet!
LINK: Port City Parent and Community Resources PADLET
Stockton Unified Mental Health and Behavioral Support Services Links and Information
LINK Parent Resources
LINK Hotline Numbers
Multi-Tiered System of Support
Special Education Department
Main Line: (209) 933-7120 ext. 2500
Dr. Francine Baird
Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services
Vincent Hernandez Executive DirectorSpecial Education/Port City SELPA(209) 933-7120 ext. 2587
Isaura De La CruzSenior Office AssistantSpecial 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
Stephanie ReevesAdministratorSpecial Education
(209) 933-7120 ext. 2578
Angela DunneAdministratorSpecial Education(209) 933-7120 ext. 4759
Barbara LachendroAdministratorSpecial Education(209) 933-7120 ext. 2564
Port City SELPA Office
Mary PerezExecutive Assistant IIPort City SELPA(209) 933-7484 ext. 1232
Vincent Hernandez II Executive DirectorSpecial Education/Port City SELPA
Port City SELPA Office1541 E. March Ln.Stockton, CA 95210(209) 933-7484