Special Services Department
Ileana Eckert Administration Building 
65 Chapel Street / Garnerville, NY 10923
Ph: 845-942-3430 / Fax: 945-942-3495
Taryn Soto, Director of Special Services


The Office of Special Services provides Special Education programs and services for resident students ages 3 - 21. We see each child as an individual and seek to create an educational program to allow all students to thrive.  We offer a variety of special education programs and supports both within the North Rockland Schools and when necessary with collaboration with other educational programs throughout the county. Our highly qualified staff and broad range of offerings, allow us to individualize each student's education.  Specialized programs and services  provide our students with learning differences, the opportunity to fully participate in the North Rockland school community. The Special Services Department oversees the following departments and related services: 

  • Committee on Preschool Education 

  • Committee on Special Education 

  • Section 504 Accommodation Plan

  • Homebound Instruction

  • Related Services including:

    • Psychological Services

    • Social Work Services

    • Speech & Language 

    • Hearing Services

    • Occupational Therapy

    • Physical Therapy

    • Behavioral Consultation

    • Vision Services


If you have just moved into the North Rockland Central School District and your child previously received Special Services through an IEP or 504 plan in your previous district, we ask that you take the following steps:


  1. Register with the REGISTRATION Department. We are unable to complete additional steps until your child is officially enrolled in the district. 

  2. Once you have registered with the registration department, provide the Special Services Department with a copy of your child’s current and previous IEP or 504 plans.

  3. Complete the following transfer forms:

    1. Consent to obtain records or information / Consentimiento para obtener archivos o información

    2. Consent for transfer in or re-entrant referrals / Consentimiento para la referencias de transferencia or re-entrante

    3. Medicaid Consent Form / Consentimiento de Medicaid

    4. Social History Questionnaire / Actualización de historia social


  1. Email completed forms to:  lgamoran@northrockland.org

  2. Or mail all forms and copies of IEP/504 Plans to: 

North Rockland Central School District

Attn: Office of Special Services, Transfer in
65 Chapel Street
Garnerville, NY 10923

  1. The Special Services Department will confirm receipt of all of the necessary documents and will provide information about your child’s program.  


To obtain your child’s Special Education or 504 records please send an email request to Maureen Shea at mshea@northrockland.org  Digital copies will be provided free of charge. The first request for physical copies will be provided free of charge. Additional requests may require a fee for copying.