Special Education

Welcome to the Kingsville R-1 Special Services Page

On this site you will find information about Special Education Programs as well as Section 504 plans in the Kingsville R-1 School District. If you are unable to find the information you need, please email Rachel Wallace, Special Education Director/504 Coordinator, or call the school at 816-597-3422.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Consultation Meeting with Representatives of

Parentally-Placed Private School Children with Disabilities

will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 9:00 am.

At this meeting, we discussed funds and services that may be available to students with disabilities who attend private school within the district or are homeschooled and reside in the district. Funding is limited and services will only be provided to eligible students as funds allow. Any questions may be directed to Rachel Wallace.

The documentation form with discussion notes from the 2018 meeting can be found under on the Special Education Documents page under Special Services Documents.

Contacts:

Rachel Wallace

Special Education Director/ 504 Coordinator

rwallace@kingsville.k12.mo.us

816-597-3422

Jessica McGinty

Special Education Teacher (Elementary)

jmcginty@kingsville.k12.mo.us

816-597-3422

Pam Pollard

Special Education Teacher (Elementary)

ppollard@kingsville.k12.mo.us

816-597-3422

Katey Summer

Speech Language Pathologist

ksummer@kingsville.k12.mo.us

816-597-3422

Parent Links & Resources

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has created a list of resources for parents. Visit their site for more information!

The Parent's Guide to Special Education was updated in July 2017. This document and a pdf of a webinar can be found on the Special Education Documents page and on the DESE website. Should you wish to watch and listen to a recorded webinar on the same topic, please visit the DESE website.

Public Notice:

Special Education and Related Services

KINGSVILLE R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT

Kingsville, Missouri 64061

PUBLIC NOTICE

All responsible public agencies are required to locate, evaluate, and identify children with disabilities who are under the jurisdiction of the agency, regardless of the severity of the disability, including children attending private schools, children who live outside the district but are attending a private school within the district, highly mobile children, such as migrant and homeless children, children who are wards of the state, and children who are suspected of having a disability and in need of special education even though they are advancing from grade to grade. The Kingsville R-1 School District assures that it will provide a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) to all eligible children with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21 under its jurisdiction. Disabilities include autism, deaf/blindness, emotional disorders, hearing impairment and deafness, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairments, specific learning disabilities, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment/blindness and young child with a developmental delay.

The Kingsville R-1 School District assures that it will provide information and referral services necessary to assist the State in the implementation of early intervention services for infants and toddlers eligible for the Missouri First Steps program.

The Kingsville R-1 School District assures that personally identifiable information collected, used, or maintained by the agency for the purposes of identification, evaluation, placement or provision of FAPE of children with disabilities may be inspected and/or reviewed by their parents/guardians. Parents/guardians may request amendment to the educational record if the parent/guardian believes the record is inaccurate, misleading, or violates the privacy or other rights of their child. Parents have the right to file complaints with the U.S. Department of Education or the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education concerning alleged failures by the district to meet the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The Kingsville R-1 School District has developed a Local Compliance Plan for the implementation of State Regulations for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This plan contains the agency’s policies and procedures regarding storage, disclosure to third parties, retention and destruction of personally identifiable information and the agency’s assurances that services are provided in compliance with the General Education Provision Act (GEPA). This plan may be reviewed by appointment at the school

This notice will be provided in native languages as appropriate.