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Pennsylvania Department of Education

special education resources State of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126

Tel: 717-783-6788


Special Education Services
in the State of Pennsylvania

According to its web site, the Bureau op Special Education of The Pennsylvania Department of Education is to provide effective and efficient planning, administration, monitoring, and training activities which result in an appropriate education aimed at increasing standards for all exceptional students in the state of Pennsylvania.

You may contact the Bureau at: (717) 783-6913.

Parents and advocates may contact the Special Education ConsultLine at 1-800-879-2301 (in-state) or (717) 657-5842 (out-of-state) for information regarding Special Education Regulations and the Complaint System.

The site supplies information and links to the following:
  • Approved Private Schools
  • Assessment
  • Charter Schools
  • Compliance
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Events
  • Gifted Education
  • Grants and Funding
  • Monitoring
  • Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center
  • Parent Education Network (PEN)
  • Special Education Plans
  • Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)
  • SEAP Autism Work Group
  • State Task Force
  • Training/Technical Assistance
  • Tutoring

The site provides links to many special education offices and services for families with special education needs.

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