Special Education Department
NEW! Stakeholders' Survey Information
Our district is participating in the special education Differentiated Monitoring and Support process. We are asking that you provide feedback through this 10-20-minute survey. This information is vital in helping TEA to provide information to districts concerning their monitoring results. The purpose of this survey is to gather information and revise support for all districts in Texas. Your responses will only be reviewed internally to assist TEA with the monitoring process. The information you share is confidential to the extent permitted by law. Responses to the survey may be subject to public information requests in accordance with the Public Information Act. Texas Government Code, Chapter 552. Participation or Withdrawal of your participation in this study is voluntary. You may decline to answer any question and you have the right to withdraw from participation at any time. As you complete the survey, you will need to enter the Education Service Center Region Number or ESC number -(09) and the name of the district - (Wichita Falls ISD).
Click on the 'plus' button for the lists of Stakeholder Survey Cover Letters listed under Monitoring Family Fact Sheet to the left of your screen. The deadline to complete this survey is March 12th, 2021.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns, or would like more information on resources listed within the survey, please contact the Texas Education Agency Review and Support Division at email@example.com
. Any comments or concerns specific to our district should be sent directly to the Director of Special Education - Alefia Paris-Toulon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Educate, Nurture, Prepare
The mission of the Wichita Falls Special Education Department is to:
- Educate students with special needs utilizing research-based curriculum, flexibly designed to meet the unique needs of each individual learner
- Nurture students by providing a safe environment where their academic, behavioral and social needs may be met
- Prepare students to achieve by equipping them with the education and skills needed to successfully adapt and adjust to our ever-changing world
The vision of the Wichita Falls Special Education Department is to educate students with special needs today, nurture their dreams of tomorrow, and prepare them for an ever changing world.
Special Education Services:
Our highly trained professional staff serves students with disabilities ranging in age from 3 through 21 years, whose educational needs may be physical, cognitive, emotional, and/or speech and language. We also provide services for students with serious visual or hearing impairments ranging in age from birth through 21 years.
The 13 Disabilities Recognized by the Texas Education Agency:
In order to help our students achieve their highest potential, an individualized education plan is developed for every student receiving services through the Special Education Department. This plan is developed after a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team, including the parents, has reviewed all the needs of the child.
The plan sets short term goals, long term goals, and determines instructional and related services, which will best facilitate the child's progress in the least restrictive environment. Placement needs are met through a full continuum of services for students, aged 3-21 years of age, with educational handicaps. Our multi-disciplinary staff provides comprehensive assessments and services to children with many special needs.
Contact UsAlefia Paris-Toulon M. EdDirector of Special Education940.235-1019Carrie Yoakum, Ed. DAssistant Director of Special Education(940) 235-1019 x email@example.comAmy Blackwell, M. EdEvaluation Specialist(940) 235-1019 x 14008Laura Akin, M. EdElementary Special Education Curriculum Specialist(940) 235-1019 x firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Flippin, M. EdSecondary Special Education Curriculum Specialist(940) 235-1019 x 14016Robbie Byrd, M. EdSystems AnalystMSB Coordinator(940) 235-1019 x 26003Request for RecordsEmily Clements(940) 235-1019 x 14001Fax: (940) 235-1097