Exceptional Student Services

 
  
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                                                  OUR PHILOSOPHY   
 The Florence Unified School District is committed to providing a continuum of quality services to meet the individual needs of students with disabilities. It is our goal to see every student with an individual educational program (IEP) meets the goals determined most appropriate by the team. Students with specialized educational needs will receive a positive learning experience through high quality instruction. All staff receives on going professional development opportunities to increase their classroom skills. We are committed to providing a caring community of dedicated staff and working closely with families to meet the diverse academic, emotional and social needs of all students in a positive and productive school environment. 

 

District Staff

  Director of Exceptional Student Services
Adam Leckie
aleckie@fusdaz.org 

  Program Specialist
Pam Fesko
520-868-7371
520-868-7354-Fax
pfesko@fusdaz.org

  Program Specialist/Preschool
Amy Levinton
520-866-3519
520-868-7354-Fax
alevinton@fusdaz.org

  Exceptional Student Services Secretary
Sped/Gifted Records/SAIS
Kathy Papworth
520-866-3539
520-868-7355-Fax
kpapworth@fusdaz.org

  Exceptional Student Services Secretary
DSC/MAC Coordinator
Dawn Lacher
520-866-3509
520-868-7354-Fax
dlacher@fusdaz.org

 

PUBLIC NOTICE - Retention of Special Education Records

In accordance with ARS §41-1351, the retention period is four (4) years for Special Education Records. Keeping records for a time period other than their approved retention period is illegal. Florence Unified School District will destroy Special Education Records of students who have been dismissed or withdrawn from Florence School District for four (4) years or more from the current academic year.

Prior to the destruction of records, you have the right to review the records and obtain copies of any information. To obtain records you must be the parent or the legal guardian of the student or the student (age 18 or older). Please indicate your request by contacting the Exceptional Student Services Department at 520-866-3539 or email kpapworth@fusdaz.org before December 1st.

If you do not contact Student Services on or before December 1st, all records four (4) years older than the current academic year will be destroyed in accordance with established policy.