Special Education Services

The Southeast Polk Community School District is proud to provide quality programs for all students, offering a comprehensive system of supports for students entitled to an Individualized Education Program (IEP).  The Special Education department serves approximately 750 students throughout the school district. A range of special education services designed to meet the individual needs of all students is provided in each building.

How to Get Involved
SPEAC-Sp. Ed. Advisory Committee: Giving Every Student a Voice

Southeast Polk Community School District is committed to collaboratively working with parents to support students.  Regular meetings are held throughout each school year for parents who are interested in learning more about special education, collaborating with other parents, and working to identify ways to improve services for students.   The name of this group is, “SPEAC-Sp. Ed. Advisory Committee: Giving Every Student a Voice.” SPEAC’s mission is to, “Develop and promote opportunities for parent engagement, open communication, and community collaboration for student achievement and wellbeing in successful living, learning and working transitions.” Listed below are the meeting dates, times, and location for this group. 

SPEAC MISSION STATEMENT:
Develop and promote opportunities for parent engagement, open communication, and community collaboration for student achievement and well-being in successful living, learning and working transitions.

2021 – 2022 SPEAC COMMITTEE MEETING DATES AND TIMES
4th Tuesday
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Clay Elementary Library
3200 1st Ave S., Altoona, IA 50009

September 21
November 16
January 25
March 22
May 24

Below are a number of helpful links that are provided to assist you and answer questions you may have related to special education.  

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
Charlie Taylor, SEP Special Education Director
6540 NE 12th Ave
Pleasant Hill, IA 50377
charles.taylor@southeastpolk.org
(515) 957-3428