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Special Education

Special Education Services

Published: 2/10/2020 2:15 PM

Welcome to the Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL). This site includes information on all aspects of special education programs in public schools. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you need further assistance with finding information on special education programs in Kentucky's public schools, please contact us.

Parent Resources

Parent Involvement Initiative Webpage

The Parent Involvement Initiative is part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG), funded by the Office of Special Education Programs and managed by the University of Kentucky. It is designed to promote stakeholder engagement in the Kentucky Department of Education initiatives. This website provides a Kentucky Parent Guide for Special Education, a Parent Involvement Video Series, and other helpful resources.

Parent Involvement Initiative Webpage Welcome Letter
A companion to the resource above, this letter can be used to help inform those who work with parents of special education children of this helpful resource.

Shasta Hensley
Office of Special Education and Early Learning
Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970 x 4103

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