SELPA: Special Education Local Plan Area for Monterey County

Name: Kenyon Hopkins MS

Web: www.montereycoe.org

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (831) 755-0342

Address: 901 Blanco Circle, West Campus 17 & 18
Salinas, CA 93901

Mailing Address: PO Box 80851

Language: English and Spanish

Category: Schools, Preschools, and Educational Resources, Escuelas, Preescolares y Recursos educativos, Housing Assistance, Asistencia para la Vivienda

Disability: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays, Neurological Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Speech/Language Delays, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Seizure Disorder/Epilepsy, ADD/ADHD, Behavioral Difficulties, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Intellectual Disability, Sensory Processing Disorder


Monterey County SELPA aims to assure that appropriate public education programs are available for all students with disabilities. Services include: SELPA Program specialists offer consultation and support by request. These services may include classroom observations, in-class coaching, demonstration lessons, meetings with staff, and attendance at IEP meetings. SELPA sponsors free workshops to educators serving students in Monterey County and to parents of students with disabilities. A catalog of workshops is available on SELPA’s web page at: www.montereycoe.org/programs-services/selpa. At school district or parent request, SELPA can provide staff to assist in resolving disputes that develop between a district and parents. (Note: Parents/guardians seeking support from SELPA for disputes should consult with their school district’s Special Education Director first, prior to scheduling a meeting with a SELPA program specialist. Monterey County SELPA (El SELPA del Condado de Monterey) tiene como objetivo garantizar que haya programas de educación pública apropiados para todos los estudiantes con discapacidades. Los servicios incluyen: Los especialistas del programa SELPA ofrecen consulta y apoyo por solicitud. Estos servicios pueden incluir observaciones en el salón de clases, entrenamiento en clase, lecciones de demostración, reuniones con el personal y asistencia a las reuniones del IEP. SELPA patrocina talleres gratuitos para educadores que atienden a estudiantes en el Condado de Monterey y para padres de estudiantes con discapacidades. Un catálogo de talleres está disponible en la página web de SELPA en: www.montereycoe.org/programs-services/selpa. A solicitud del distrito escolar o de los padres, SELPA puede proporcionar personal para ayudar a resolver las disputas que se desarrollan entre el distrito y los padres. (Nota: los padres / tutores que buscan apoyo de SELPA para las disputas deben consultar primero con el Director de Educación Especial de su distrito escolar, antes de programar una reunión con un especialista del programa SELPA.