When a child or young adult is identified as eligible for special education, the district provides education that is specially designed to meet the student’s unique needs and ultimately aimed at preparing the student for a post high school academic setting, employment and independent living. Special education is provided at no cost to the student or parent.
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The Washington State Legislature established the observance as a civic holiday in 2008 to promote the appreciation and inclusion of people with disabilities. In addition, National Disability Employment Awareness Month also takes place every October.Read More
Meet Gita McIntyre, BSD’s new Special Education Family Liaison. The Special Education Family Liaison is a new position that serves as a bridge between families and the Special Education department.Read More
The Bellevue School District retains special education records six years from separation of services. If the student has not received services from BSD in more than 6 years, those records are no longer available.Read More
Bellevue School District is pleased to announce our Annual Proportionate Share Consultation meetings. Each year, our special education team meets with representatives from private schools located in Bellevue to discuss how “Proportionate Share” funding will be spent the following school year.Read More
Phantom Lake Elementary School community celebrated Autism Acceptance Day by wearing red and engaging in classroom activities that highlight and celebrate autistic and neurodiverse individuals.Read More
Evergreen Transition Program students and staff were able to come back to their building (located on the Interlake campus) this week! Students in the program who qualify for in-person services have the option to learn remotely or receive some of their services in the classroom.Read More