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Special Education News & Notes

                        Annette Gresham - Director of Special Education/Curriculum


Lona Sipka - Special Education Office Secretary


Office Hours are 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM - Regular School Term

 Special Education Office:  (309) 244-7740 or 

                              (309) 244-8285 Extension 2310

                                  FAX:  (309) 244-8694

Annette Gresham's Office:  (309) 244-8285 Extension 2312

                       FAX:   (309) 244-8694

Information for Parents/Guardians 


Notice of Procedural Safeguards for Parents/Guardians of Students with Disabilities

(As of October 2009)



Medicaid Parental Consent Written Notification Letter

(As of 2013)

Medicaid Parental Consent Written Notification Letter


Upcoming DatesSticky note    Mark your Calendar



August 22, 2013 - Call for an Appointment

January 28, 2014 - Call for an Appointment

May 13, 2014 - Call for an Appointment


Who:      Three to Five years olds

                         (0 – 3 Years are referred to CFS for screening)

What:    Screening for placement in Early Childhood Special Education,

                         Speech Therapy, and Early Intervention Services

When:   See ECE Screening Dates (above)

Where:  Delavan United Methodist Church

                      (Upper Level - Sunday School Rooms)

                           Corner of Fifth & Locust Street

How:     An appointment is necessary

Please call the Special Education Office  

Lona Sipka - Secretary 244-7740 

Email: sipkal@delavanschools.com    Just click on the address                      


Please contact us if you are new to the district and need information


 would like to schedule a screening for your pre-school age child.


You may leave a message with the Special Education Office 

Phone: (309) 244-7740 and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Special Education Office will be closed:

August 20th & 21st - Teacher's Institute

August 22nd - First Day of Attendance for Students

September 2nd - Labor Day - No School

October 11th - Parent/Teacher Conferences/No School for Students

October 14h - Columbus Day - No School

November 11th - Veteran's Day - No School

November 28nd & 29rd - Thanksgiving Break - No School

December 20th - January 1st - Holiday Break - No School

Return January 2nd - First Day of attendance for 2014

* January 20th - Martin Luther King Day - No School *

        February 17th - Lincoln's Birthday - No School

    *  March 3rd - Casmir Pulaski Day - No school *

       April 14th -April 21st - Spring Break - No School

May 26th - Memorial Day - No School

May 29th - Teacher's Institute (Tentatively)

May 30th - Student Last Attendance Day - Report Cards (Tentatively)

Depending on Snow Days - Will be in attendance if a snow day occurs prior to the date*


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