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Child Find

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and California Education Code mandate local educational agencies (LEAs) to identify and evaluate students with known or suspected disabilities to assess their need for special education services. This includes all IDEA-eligible students, such as homeless individuals or wards of the state. The process used by LEAs to locate and identify these students is called Child Find.

Child Find is each LEA/district's responsibility and takes place before a special education referral. Its purpose is to locate potential special education candidates from birth to 21 years old, including those not in public schools. If you have questions about Child Find, please contact your local education agency (LEA)/district:

Kelseyville Unified School District
Keely Antoni, Director of Student Support Services
(707) 279-4435

Konocti Unified School District
Lucas Madrzyk, Director of Special Education
(707) 994- 6475

Lakeport Unified School District
Cary Stillman, Director of Special Education
(707) 262-3017

Lucerne Elementary School
Jennifer Adams, Education Specialist
(707) 274-5578

Middletown Unified School District
Tamara Slaight, Director of Special Education
(707) 987-4100

Upper Lake Unified School District
Tenderly Logan, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
(707) 275-2338

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