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Special Services

Special education is part of the instructional continuum of services and programs provided to meet the diverse needs, interests, and abilities of all students. District curriculum is modified, supplemented, or differentiated to provide appropriate individually designed services.

The following lists various services and programs provided through Puyallup School District Special Services.

TITLE I/LEARNING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LAP) provides supplemental services in reading, writing, or mathematics to struggling students.

HEALTH SERVICES SUPPORT provides services to students having medical or health-related concerns. Currently our staff includes Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Nurse Assistants.

SPECIAL EDUCATION provides a full continuum of services for students with disabilities, ages 3-21 within an appropriate, individualized program for each student in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).


Directors of Special Education

Schools

Karen Van Wieringen
[email protected]

AJH, BJH, EJH, FJH, GVJH, KJH, SJH, ERHS, PHS, RHS, WHS, PODS/POA, &
Advance/Gateway/Summit/IAES

Kelly Carrick
CarricKL[email protected]

Brouillet, Carson, Dessie Evans, Maplewood, Stewart, Wildwood, & Zeiger 

Kim Leger
[email protected]

Karshner, Mt. View, Northwood, Ridgecrest, Shaw Rd., Spinning, Waller Rd, & P4

Lisa Rodside
[email protected]

Edgerton, Firgrove, Fruitland, Hunt, Meeker, Pope, Sunrise, & Woodland



Karen Mool
Executive Director, Equity and Special Education

Stephanie Klumpenhower
Administrative Assistant, Special Education

Kelly Carrick
Director, Special Education


Kim Leger
Director, Special Education

Lisa Rodside
Director, Special Education

Karen VanWieringen
Director, Special Education

Alissa McCoy
Special Services Compliance Manager

Jamie Lee
Director, Title I and LAP

Michelle Oliver
Health Services Coordinator


Address
1501 39th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98373

Telephone
253-841-8700
253-841-8655 (fax)