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July 30 Update Regarding Mask-Wearing on ICSD Campuses
The TCHD is issuing a Health Advisory encouraging all residents, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask while indoors around others, thus masking is universally in effect while indoors, on ICSD campuses. Masking remains optional outdoors.

Department of Special Education



ICSD Department of Special Education

Jennifer Gondek, Director of Special Education
(607) 274-2264
Mary Ridley, Administrative Assistant
Frontline IEP Direct and Purchasing
(607) 274-2131
TC Pelletier, Administrative Assistant
Medicaid Billing, Related Service Logs, Scripts
(607) 274-2264
District Committee on Special Education

The District Committee on Special Education handles all district students, as well as students from private, non-district schools.
Margie Shaw, Master Educator for Inclusion
(607) 274-2372
Brittany Coleman, Senior Typist
(607) 274-2372
Other District Contacts

Mary Grover, Inclusion Officer
(607) 342-8748
Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE)

Karen Rachetta, CPSE Chair
(607) 277-3060

ICSD Early Childhood Programs

When inclusive education is fully embraced, we abandon the idea that children have to become ‘normal’ in order to contribute to the world…We begin to look beyond typical ways of becoming valued members of the community, and in doing so, begin to realize the achievable goal of providing all children with an authentic sense of belonging. - Norman Kunc

Our vision is to create and sustain an inclusive educational community where each child is empowered to learn, achieve and realize his or her potential. We embrace and respect the diversity of all students, have high expectations of all students, maximize opportunities for students to participate in all aspects of the school and greater community, and strive to maintain a safe learning environment.