Special Education

The Office of Special Education is a service-oriented organization that seeks to improve the education experience for children with disabilities. We strive to nurture a dedicated staff through intense professional development opportunities, field experience, and individual accountability.
In keeping with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and state law, we help local schools and districts provide effective educational programs to students with disabilities, ages 3-20, who need special education and related services.

To register for professional development opportunities offered by the Office of Special Education, please visit https://services.nmec.net/MDE_Workshops.cfm . The professional development opportunities offered by the Office of Special Education can be located by selecting Special Education workshops. Once you select Special Education, a listing of all posted special education training sessions will appear for your review and consideration. 


Resources for Parents

For immediate assistance, call the Parent Hotline: 1-877-544-0408. For meeting updates, helpful articles, publications, forms and other resources, click here.

Resources for Teachers

For the latest updates, articles and other information related to special education and teaching, please click here to sign up for Special Education Teachers email list.

Office of Special Education     P.O. Box 771     359 N. West Street, Suite 300     Jackson, MS 39205     Phone: (601) 359-3498     Parent Hotline: 1-877-544-0408
 

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