Special Services

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Special Services Department

The Special Services Department of Olympic ESD 114 supports the districts in the Olympic ESD region by providing a variety of services, some of which include:

  • Technical assistance on regulations, program development and instructional practice for children with special needs ages 3 to 21.
  • High-quality professional development and training geared to the specific needs of regional staff who serve special needs children.
  • Olympic ESD serves as a liaison between the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and school districts.
  • Collaborates with other agencies that provide support services to special needs children.
  • Networking opportunities are provided through regular meetings which include; Special Education Directors meetings, Early Childhood Special Education Coordinators meetings, Assistive Technology Interest Group (ATIG) meetings and Transition Council meetings. See the directory to the left for specific information.

The ESD provides assistance to local districts with pre-planning for Consolidated Program Review and to districts that have completed their reviews.

Early Childhood Special Education Coordinators Meetings

The Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator meetings usually take place on the third Tuesday of each month during the school year, excluding December and June. These meetings are held at the Olympic ESD in Bremerton. K20 video conferencing is available for the Regional portion of the meeting for districts that wish to attend without traveling. 
 
New meeting dates and times coming soon!

For more information

Please contact Jane Widrin, Special Services Assistant.

Jane Widrin
Special Services Assistant
(360) 405-5836
jwidrin@oesd114.org

2021-2022 Regional Special Education Directors Meetings

Time

  • Third Friday of the month (except May) 
  • Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Dates

  • September 17, 2021                                                                                  
  • October 15, 2021                                                                                       
  • November 19, 2021                                                                                   
  • December 17, 2021                                                                                   
  • January 21, 2022                                                                                        
  • February 18, 2022                                                                                      
  • March 18, 2022                                                                           
  • April 15, 2022                                                               
  • May 13, 2022    

Location

Sequim School District Board Room
503 N. Sequim Ave.
Sequim, WA 98382

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