COSTA SELPA SERVICES (Updated
4/22/15) Informational brochure about
SELPA and Special Education services and procedures.
7/21/14) The Local Plan describes
the composition, organization administration and authority
of the Contra Costa SELPA. A committee with participants
from each of the 16 LEAs comprising the SELPA develops the
Local Plan; revisions are submitted to the State Board of
Education for approval.
The Annual Budget Plan (ABP) identifies expected expenditures
for certain identified items. The purpose of the Annual
Service Plan (ASP) is to provide the public with an overview
of the continuum of options and services available within
Contra Costa SELPA. Together the ABP and ASP identify expected
expenditures and describe services and their physical location
to demonstrate that all individuals with exceptional needs
have access to service and instruction appropriate to meet
their needs as specified in their IEP. View the 2018-19
Budget Plan and Annual
DYSLEXIA GUIDELINES (Posted
8/21/17) Published by the California
Department of Education, this guide provides practical resources
for identifying and educating students who are struggling
academically because they cannot read. California's dyslexia
guidelines seek to improve the academic outcomes for all
students with dyslexia in all education settings.
THE NEEDS OF ENGLISH LEARNERS (ELs) WITH DISABILITIES RESOURCE
8/17/17) This resource book provides
regular and special educators information and resources
regarding best practices and regulatory requirements for
identifying services and reclassifying English Learners
HANDBOOK AND GUIDE TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (Updated
1/28/14) A handbook for parents of
special education students, as well as an informative guide
for parents who feel their child may qualify for special
education services. The intention of this handbook is to
demystify the special education process, answer questions
and concerns and inform parents of their resources and rights.In
para los Padres Guia de Educacion Especial
PARENT RIGHTS (Updated
3/23/17) If you need information and/or
referral services, call the California Department of Education
Procedural Safeguards Unit at 800-926-0648, Weekdays 9:00
a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Videophone line (for deaf/hard of hearing)
916-374-7182, Weekdays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general assistance and/or information regarding special
education programs call 916-445-4613.
here for the parent rights in English. (Posted
here the parent rights in Spanish. (Posted
here for the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) website.
To obtain copies of
these documents in other languages, visit the California
Department of Education, Special Education Division website
Guide-Online is updated as information changes or becomes
The purpose of this guide is to provide specific information
regarding processes and procedures in special education.
The Procedures Guide provides answers as to why and how
special education functions. The guide acts as a reference
tool for both nuts and bolts information and best practices
in special education. The Procedures Guide is an official
policy document of the Contra Costa SELPA and each member
Local Education Agency (LEA).This Procedures Guide is to
be used as a resource tool by all special education personnel.
It is intended for this guide to be used as a working document
to assist teachers, parents, administrators, and staff involved
in helping students with special needs. The Procedures Guide
contains a variety of useful tools to assist you in using
it as a resource.
EDUCATION LOCAL PLANS AREAS (SELPAs) (Posted
4/13/09) Informational brochure regarding
the unique structure for special education in California.
Provided by the California State SELPA Administrators.