Office of Special Education

Posted: Tue, 08/13/2013 - 8:21am Updated: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 8:43am

Indiana’s Part B Application for FFY2014 Open for Public Comment
March 3, 2014
To receive federal Part B special education funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the Indiana Department of Education is required to give the public an opportunity to comment on the plan in its Part B Application.  Comments will be accepted through May 2, 2014. Comments should be submitted to Becky Bowman at
 • Part B Application
 • Comment Form

UPDATE ON IMAST TRANSITION: A recorded WebEx on "Transitioning Away from IMAST" is now available.
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The Special Education Team ensures that all eligible students with disabilities are provided a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment. The following exceptionalities are included: autism spectrum disorder, communication disorder, deaf-blindness, developmental delay, emotional disability, hearing impairment, learning disability, mental disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, traumatic brain injury, and visual impairment. The team ensures that Indiana is in compliance with the federal Individuals With Disabilities Education Act through monitoring of special education programs, oversight of community and residential programs, provision of mediation and due process rights, and sound fiscal management.

Phone: (317) 232‐0570
Toll Free: (877) 851-4106

Special Education Information

Staff Directory

Name Position Email Phone
Bowman, Becky Director of Special Education (317) 232-6622
Brunner, Tracy Medicaid Specialist (317) 232-6988
Furbee, Christina Special Education Specialist (317) 232-9142
Henry, Sarah Special Education Support Specialist, Part B Grants (317) 232-0586
Long, Dana Due Process Coordinator, Attorney (317) 232-6675
Paddack, Lesa IN*SOURCE Parent Liaison (317) 232-0892
Parker, Robin Data Management Specialist (317) 232-0864
Payton, Kim Due Process Support Specialist (317) 233-2131
Reed, Becky Special Education Specialist (Indicators 5, 11, &12) (317) 234-4746
Reimlinger, Susan Excess Cost Supervisor (317) 232-0565