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North Coastal Consortium for Special Education

The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE) is a Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) that is composed of 14 school districts in North San Diego County. Link to NCCSE Website.

STRUCTURE

According to the Local Plan, NCCSE's governance structure includes:

  • A Board of Trustees comprised of one School Board Member from each member district
  • A Board of Governors comprised of the Superintendents from each member districT
  • A Cabinet Committee comprised of Special Education Directors from each member district
  • As a Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) in California, NCCSE’s responsibilities include:
  • Coordinating Special Education Programs and student placement
  • Monitoring compliance with State and Federal Mandates
  • Developing Policy and Procedure
  • Fostering an active Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to include parents of students with disabilities and representatives for other local agencies, such as Regional Center, in NCCSE’s planning and programs
 
MISSION STATEMENT

The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE) is a dynamic, regional, collaborative special education local planning area whose purpose is to support local school districts as they provide for the needs of special education students.
NCCSE provides and supports districts with:

  • Staff Development activities and parent education
  • Program Specialist services
  • Help when responding to needs of parents and special education students
  • Unification of common needs
  • Helping to identify unique needs within local school districts
  • Legal and technical assistance
  • Awareness and dissemination of current best practices
  • Creating forums for problem solving