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Special Education Department

Welcome to Central Cambria's Special Education Department! 
Our Special Education Programs are founded upon the belief that all children are capable of learning and being successful in school experiences, which are designed to develop academic, social, emotional, behavioral, and independence skills for active participation in their community. 
If you have additional questions, please contact: 
Dr. Melissa Shaffer
Director of Special Education
Mrs. Elly Pisarski
Secretary of Special Education
814-472-8860  ext. 2014
Fax: (814) 471-7714


For further information on trainings/workshops and conferences hosted throughout the state please visit: http://www.pattan.net/category/Training/Calendar  

Gaskin Notice

Parents/Guardians/Teachers and Staff:

Please be aware that the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) has produced three videos to increase public awareness of and provide information about Mediation, IEP Facilitation and the Procedural Safeguards Notice (PSN). If you would be interested in viewing these videos, please contact the Special Education Department or log on to the ODR website, at www.odr-pa.org.

Check out the website for additional information on these topics and many others. Additionally, a representative from ODR is available, upon request, and at no cost, to speak to schools, parent groups, and other interested groups on the different dispute resolution activities offered by ODR