Department of Special Services
                                              - Child Find

                                              - Special Education Pre-K to 12
                                                          - Homelessness

                                     - ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages)


Sue Gaspard - Director of Special Education

Kelly O'Reilly, M.Ed. - Case Manager    

Experienced Educator Certificate, Endorsement in General Special Education; Educational Intern License in Specific Learning Disabilities -, (603)469-3250, ext. 254


The Special Education Process:  

The Plainfield School District (from Policy IGBB, 8/25/2011 - Plainfield School District) "believes that all students with disabilities benefit from a free and appropriate public education. See Policy IGBA (1/23/2006).  Any student age 2.5 to 21 years suspected of having a disability may be referred to the District by parents, District personnel, or any other concerned party. The Plainfield School District implements the Special Education Process utilizing the following sequence:

a.) Referral (Ed 1106)               

b.) Evaluation (Ed 1107)

c.) Determination of Eligibility (Ed 1108)

d.) Development & approval of IEP (1109)

e.) Placement (ED 1111)

f.)  Ongoing monitoring of the IEP (Ed 1109.06)

g.) Annual review of the IEP" (Policy IGBB, 8/25/2011 - Plainfield School District)

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Child Find (from Policy IHBB, 8/25/2011 - Plainfield School District): The Plainfield School District ensures that all children who have disabilities from age 2.5 to age 21, who reside in the district, and who are in need of special education and related services[;] are identified, located and evaluated."