To set high standards for all exceptional students in the Commonwealth receiving special education services and programs.
To provide effective and efficient administration and management of the Commonwealth's resources dedicated to enabling school districts to maintain high standards in their delivery of a Free and Appropriate Education to exceptional students.
To provide effective and efficient planning, administration, monitoring and training activities which result in an appropriate education aimed at increasing standards for all exceptional students.
You may contact the Bureau at: (717) 783-6913.
Parents and advocates may contact the Special Education Consult Line at 1-800-879-2301 (in-state) or (717) 657-5842 (out-of-state) for information regarding Special Education Regulations and the Complaint System.
Special Education Regulations
The Special Education regulations in Pennsylvania are found under the 22 Pa.Code Chapter 14 for school districts, and Chapter 711 for Charter Schools.
Pennsylvania Department of Education Representative Name: Patty ToddTitle: Special Education AdviserEmail: [email protected]Phone: 717-783-6891