What is Special Education?

Special Education consists of specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability. Special education provides additional services, support, programs, specialized placements or environments to ensure that all students’ educational needs are provided for. Special education is provided to qualifying students at no cost to the parents.

District Service Delivery Plan

District Developed Service Plan- For Public Input

Click on the link to access the District Developed Service Delivery Plan. The plan describes the special education services we will provide for our district. This plan was put together by a committee of special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators, parents, and representatives form AEA 267. We welcome your thoughts, questions, and comments on this plan. Please contact Danielle Meyer, our Director of School Improvement, if you need further clarification on anything on the plan. Her email is dmeyer@indpendence.k12.ia.usand number is 319-334-7400.

Special Education Delivery Plan

Special Education Teachers

Early Childhood

Bresson, LouAnn
Bresson, LouAnn
Special Education
Email

K-2

Dolan, Kay
Dolan, Kay
Special Education
Email
Website

Kimball, Chrissy
Kimball, Chrissy
Special Education
Email
Website

O'Brien, Bonnie
O'Brien, Bonnie
Special Education
Email
Website

3-6

Jenkins, Mindy
Jenkins, Mindy
Special Education
Email
Website

Keenan, Dawn
Keenan, Dawn
Special Education
Email
Website

Mueller, Holly
Mueller, Holly
Special Education
Email
Website

Newman, Stephanie
Newman, Stephanie
Special Education
Email

Plein, Rachael
Plein, Rachael
Special Education
Email
Website

Spece, Julie
Spece, Julie
Special Education
Email
Website

7-12

Dinger, Michelle
Dinger, Michelle
Special Education
Email
Website

Elzey, Sonya
Elzey, Sonya
Special Education
Email
Website

Dockstader, Tonishia
Dockstader, Tonishia
Special Education
Email
Website

Hammond, Lonnie
Hammond, Lonnie
Special Education
Email

Martin, Kris
Martin, Kris
Special Education
Email
Website

Neil, John
Neil, John
Special Education
Email
Website

Rosburg, Erin
Rosburg, Erin
Special Education
Email

Uchytil, Rebecca
Uchytil, Rebecca
Special Education
Email
Website

Weber, Kelly
Weber, Kelly
Special Education
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