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All Ithaca City School District schools are closed through the end of the academic year.

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Department of Special Education

 

Contacts

ICSD Department of Special Education

Sheila McEnery, Director of Special Education
(607) 274-2264
 
Mary Ridley, Administrative Assistant
Frontline IEP Direct and Purchasing
(607) 274-2131
 
TC Pelletier, Senior Typist
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.
Announcements
MEI Office Hours During Closure
Our Master Educators of Inclusion (MEIs) have each scheduled office hours to ensure students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 Plans receive the supports they need during the extended school closure: MEI Office Hours