Welcome to the Independent School District 196 Special Education Web Pages. We have provided you with links to our various special education programs in the district, as well as to some other helpful special education web sites. You also have the opportunity to sign up for ISD 196 Special Education News, a new e-mail list service that will provide you with information on issues and meetings of interest to people involved in special education. You can sign up for Special Education News by clicking on the List Serve link on the left side of this page.
Mission and Goals
Our Mission is to individualize educational opportunities to meet the unique needs of all learners.
- All students can learn.
- The education of students will be enhanced through collaboration among students, parents,
special services staff, general education staff, and the community.
- Instruction should be research based, developmentally appropriate, and meaningful.
- Students should be provided strategies and opportunities to learn, socialize, problem solve, and function across environments.
- All students will benefit from shared learning experiences.