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Special Education

Special Education Services in North Kansas City Schools are provided to students who have been determined to be eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) in accordance with the Missouri State Plan for Special Education. 

Procedures for referral, evaluation, eligibility determination, IEP development and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) considerations are described in the district Local Compliance Plan.  

For more information on special education, contact Jenni Gaddie Ed.D, Executive Director of Pupil Services, at (816) 321-6352.

Additional Information:

Local Compliance Plan

IDEA Public Notice

IDEA Procedural Safeguards


Pleasant Valley Early Childhood Education Center

Sarah Monfore
Principal

Kami Pearson
Assistant Principal

Teresa Minor
Admin. Asst.
Ph. (816) 321-5750
 

GOLDEN OAKS EDUCATION CENTER

Principal

Jeremy Montague
Assistant Principal

Tammy Sanders
Admin. Asst.
(816) 321-5230
      
 

JOSEPH G. JACOBS EDUCATION CENTER

Principal

Bart Bates, Ed.S 
Assistant Principal 

Pam Jackson
Admin. Asst.
(816) 321-5240


Coordinators

Pam August, Ph.D
Coordinator - School Psych
(816) 321-4067

Mindi Crane
Coordinator - Middle School 
Special Education
(816) 321-4411 

Dana Fifer, BSN, RN
Health Services Coordinator
(816) 321-4591 

Amanda Lynch
Coordinator - Elementary 
Special Education
(816) 321-5593

Beth McKerlie
Coordinator - 
Speech/Language & 

Related Services
(816) 321-5689

Samantha Poindexter
Coordinator - Elementary 
Special Education
(816) 321-5918

Valerie Rexin
Consultant - Autism
(816) 321-5982

Sally Smith, Ph.D.
Coordinator - High School 
Special Education & 
Post-Secondary Transition
(816) 321-6171

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