Special Education Procedures

It is the policy of Salem City Public Schools to adhere to federal and state regulations as they have been promulgated by the United States Department of Education and the Virginia Board of Education to implement special education programs for children with disabilities. Specifically, these mandates are detailed in the Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia. and any additional documents that the Virginia Department of Education publishes to address federal and state statutes and regulations for delivering special education and related services to children.

The attached document is designed to ensure clarity of the regulatory requirements for local policies and procedures under the IDEA. The Special Education: Local Policies and Procedures for the Implementation of Special Education were approved on March 13, 2012. Questions related to this document should be directed to Randy Jennings, Supervisor of Special Education. He may be contacted by phone at (540) 389-0130 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.