Special Education

The Office of Special Education supports educational programming for students, ages two to twenty-one, who are eligible for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA ’04).

If you suspect that your child may have a disability requiring special education, contact your child’s school principal, or the office of special education at: (757) 494-7600. Please visit: If Your Child Needs Help, for more information.

Learning Knows No Bounds

Section 504/Disability Discrimination
Should you have any questions concerning the application of Section 504, please direct them to the school division’s Section 504 Coordinator:   

Dr. Craig S. Pinello
Edwards-Wilson Center
2107 Liberty Street
Chesapeake, Virginia 23324
Phone: 757-494-7600

2017-2018 Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

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All parents of school-aged children and youth who receive special education services in Virginia’s schools are encouraged to complete the Department of Education’s annual Parent Involvement Survey. This is a great opportunity for parents to provide input to help guide efforts to improve services and outcomes for their children. Your responses will be kept anonymous and never be personally linked to your child.

The results of this survey will be made available to the public. The survey will remain open through December 14, 2018. If you have any questions concerning the survey please contact Jackie Edwards, at (757) 494-7600.

Please visit the link below to participate in the 2017-2018 Parent Involvement Survey

English Version https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VDOE2018English

Spanish Version https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VDOE2018Espanol