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Special Education

Mission Statement
The Special Education Department of Walnut Valley Unified School District is dedicated to providing support and services to students that promote optimum self-sufficiency while addressing their unique needs.
 
Vision Statement
We believe...
  • That all students can reach their highest possible standard of achievement.
  • That students can become contributing members or our community.
  • That programs will reflect only the finest in research-based practices.
  • That ongoing staff development will focus on the refinement of instructional practices that reflect the unique needs of our students.
  • That all education activities will be meaningful, authentic, and engaging for our students.
  • That all Walnut Valley Educators will model excellence in their fields.
 
Any parent or guardian that believes they have a child that might require special education intervention may call the Special Education Office at the Walnut Valley District Office and talk with someone about their concerns.
 
Contacts:

Emiko Chapman
Director of Special Education, ext. 48412

Sarah Ammon
Coordinator of Special Education, ext. 43490

Erin Ortiz
Program Specialist, ext. 31354
 
Donna Altadonna-Virgin
Student Info. Systems Support Specialist, ext. 31351
 
Janet Rida
Secretary I, ext. 31426
 
Karen Benjamin
Secretary II, ext. 31323