Educational Support Services

Derek Cruz

Director of Educational Support Services

dcruz@wusd.ws

Michelle Roberto

Secretary

mroberto@wusd.ws

Special Education

 The Washington Unified Special Education Team will:

  • Ensure that all students have access to the WUSD educational experience.
  • Ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to learn.
  • Ensure that Special Education Services and documentation are legally compliant.
  • Work with site staff to identify and support students with special needs.
  • Foster a collaborative partnership with site administrators and general education educators to meet each child’s needs.
  • Attend regular professional development to ensure use of best practices and legal compliance.
  • Facilitate parent participation and involvement in their child’s education.
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with all stakeholders.