Special Education

  • What is SELPA?

    The Ventura County SELPA is responsible for the implementation of the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan, and insuring a free appropriate public education to all students with identified disabilities according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act PL 108-446 and regulations in Code of Federal Regulations Part 300 and 3001; and California Laws and regulations: Education Code Part 30 "Special Education Programs" (California Education Code, Part 30-SpecialEducation Programs) and Code of Regulations Title 5, Division 1, Chapter 3 "Individuals with Exceptional Needs" (California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Subchapter 1 Special Education).  The Ventura County SELPA is the second largest SELPA in the state, serving over 16,000 students with disabilities in the 21 districts in Ventura County, The Ventura County Office of Education and the Las Virgenes Unified School District in Los Angeles County.


  • Tami Kittinger, Department Chair
    805.498.3617 x.1606

    Robyn Adelman: Email

    Lincoln Beltran-Bannon: EmailJennifer Carpenter (specialized program): Email

    Melissa Craft: Email

    Katie Jan (specialized program): Email

    Priscilla Ketay: Email