Student Services is a department within Dunlap CUSD #323 that encompasses several areas to support students throughout the school system. These areas include special education services, early childhood education, Response to Intervention, nursing, English Language Learners, 504 plans, counseling, and social and emotional learning.
The 2020-2021 Dunlap Student Services team consists of 35 special education teachers, 3 early childhood/preschool teachers, 12 counselors, 3 psychologists, 3 social workers, 11 speech language pathologists, 1 transition specialist, 6 ESL teachers, 2 occupational therapists, 4 COTAs, 1 physical therapist, 1 PTA, 1 adapted PE, 1 transition specialist, 1 mental health counselor and 2 secretaries.
The Student Services department is led by the Director of Student Services, Alyssa Hart, RES Assistant Principal/Student Services Coordinator, Emily Barnes, and Early Childhood/Student Services Coordinator, Hillary Tiller.
NOTICE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act , the District must provide students with disabilities with appropriate special education and related services to address their educational needs. If your student receives related services from the District through their Individualized
Education Program (“IEP”) document, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, nursing services, and speech and language therapy, you may request copies of related
service logs developed and maintained by the District for your child. These related service logs include information regarding the type and duration of related services administered to your child.
If you have any questions regarding your child’s special education services, please contact Alyssa Hart, Director of Student Services, firstname.lastname@example.org , 309-243-8700 ext. 6.
Please note under the new HB3586 law we have to provide a copy of the IEP draft 3 days before the IEP. This will be available in the school office, unless you communicate with your case manager before that time.