VCOE Special Education Programs: Fall 2020 Parent Input

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Following guidance from the Centers from Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, California Department of Education, and Ventura County Public Health, we are planning to open our Ventura County Office of Education Special Education programs per our regular school schedule in August 2020. In the survey linked below, we are seeking parent input regarding your plans for and questions about your child’s educational program. 




Special Education
Holly Minear, Executive Director

It is the goal of the Ventura county Office of Education (VCOE) Special Education Department to provide a quality, meaningful and relevant educational program for the students we serve. Through our work, we seek to make a positive impact on the lives of our students both now and in the future.

The VCOE Special Education Department provides vital services in Ventura County by serving students from all of the 19 local school districts within the county and the SELPA, including the Las Virgenes Unified School District in Los Angeles County for a total of 20 school districts; currently the Department operates 86 classes on 22 different school sites throughout Ventura County. These services include:

  • Self-contained classes with specialized academic instruction for students with moderate to severe disabilities ages 3 through 22.
  • Self-contained classes with specialized academic instruction for students with severe social-emotional and behavioral needs, kindergarten through high school.
  • Highly specialized program for students on the autism spectrum, elementary through high school.

Support services including:

  • Behavioral Specialists
  • Mental Health Clinicians and Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Paraeducators
  • Physical Therapists 
  • Psychologists
  • Spanish Interpreter
  • Speech Therapists
  • Transportation
  • Vision and Hearing Specialists

Transportation is also provided to more than 900 students, approximately 150 of whom are in wheelchairs.

Administrative Services CenterVCOE Administrative Services Center 
5189 Verdugo Way • Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-383-1908

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Conference and Educational Services CenterVCOE Conference and Educational Services Center
5100 Adolfo Road • Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-437-1305

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