Special Education Representatives

A special education representative collaborates with district staff with all aspects of special education and support and related services in assigned schools including:

  • Facilitate full and individual initial evaluations as part of the agency’s Child Find process.
  • Collaborate in the development of IEPs including
    • Functional Behavior Assessments
    • Behavior Intervention Plans
    • Specially designed instruction and
    • Goals as determined by the IEP team
  • Provide demonstration, feedback, and coaching of instructional and behavioral strategies for teachers of students with disabilities receiving special education services.  

This group is comprised of professionals appropriately licensed as school psychologists, social workers, and special education consultants.



David VanHorn
Executive Director of Specialized Services and Supports



National Association of School Psychologist

National Association of School Psychology Resources

National Association of School Psychology Fact Sheet

Iowa School Psychology Association

National Institute of Mental Health

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Council for Exceptional Children

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

National Association of Social Workers

School Social Work Association of America

International Network for School Social Work