Special Education

Special Education Supervisor: Jennifer Wardropper
Telephone: 412-233-9200 Ext. *1162
Fax: 412-233-3709
Email: wardropperj@ccsdbears.org

Special Education Secretary: Erica Gambino
Telephone: 412-233-9200 Ext. *1160
Fax: 412-233-3709
Email: gambinoe@ccsdbears.org

Psychologist: Imara Grant
Telephone: 412-233-9200 Ext. *1161
Fax: 412-233-3709
Email: granti@ccsdbears.org

Free, Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) Letter to Parents & Guardians Regarding COVID-19 Virtual Instruction

Gifted Letter to Parents & Guardians -- April 14, 2020

Special Education Plan Report for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires Pennsylvania to ensure that the total number of students assessed in each subject using the PA SA does not exceed one percent of the total number of all students in the state assessed on the statewide assessments. Each local educational agency (LEA) must complete and submit the PASA 1.0 Percent Participation Threshold Justification to BSE if it anticipates that more than 1.0 % of its students enrolled in grades 3-8 and 11 will be assessed using the PASA. A list of LEAs who anticipate exceeding the threshold will be made publicly available on the PDE website, in accordance with 34 CFR 200.6 (c)(3) regulations. LEAs must also make the document publicly available upon request, removing any personally identifiable information. The Clairton City School District anticipates exceeding the 1.0 percent threshold for PASA participation for the 2019-20 testing cycle. The necessary justification information has been submitted to the Bureau of Special Education. Questions on the Clairton City School District participation rates should be directed to Sara Hoffman (contact information above).