Office of Special Education

Posted: Tue, 08/13/2013 - 8:21am Updated: Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:07am

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.

 

Email: specialeducation@doe.in.gov
Phone: (317) 232‐0570
Toll Free: (877) 851-4106

Special Education Information

For General Inquiries please contact specialeducation@doe.in.gov or (317) 232-0570

Staff Directory

Name and Position Email Phone
Sievers-Coffer, Kristan
Special Education Specialist (Indicators 4, 9, & 10)
ksievers@doe.in.gov (317) 232-0580
Symes, Kacie
Complaint Investigator
ksymes@doe.in.gov (317) 232-0575
Tetrick, Traci
Complaint Investigator
ttetrick@doe.in.gov (317) 232-9062
Thompson, Jennifer
Part B Grants Supervisor
jthompson@doe.in.gov (317) 234-1002
Waddell, LaTrennia
Excess Cost Support Specialist
pwaddell@doe.in.gov (317) 232-0585
Wright, Pam
Director of Special Education
pwright@doe.in.gov (317) 232-6622
Yockey, Steve
Special Education Specialist (Indicator 13)
syockey@doe.in.gov (317) 232-9065
Zemaitis, Nancy
Special Education Monitoring
nzemaitis@doe.in.gov (317) 232-0568