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The Governing Board believes that all children, including children with disabilities, should have the opportunity to learn in a safe and nurturing environment. The Superintendent or designee shall work to identify children with disabilities who reside within the jurisdiction of the district in order to ensure that they receive educational and related services required by law.

The Superintendent or designee shall provide qualified students with disabilities with a free appropriate public education (FAPE), as defined under Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Such students shall receive regular or special education and related aids and services designed to meet their individual educational needs as adequately as the needs of students without disabilities are met. (34 CFR 104.33)  In addition, qualified students with disabilities shall be provided an equal opportunity to participate in programs and activities that are integral components of the district's basic education program, including, but not limited to, extracurricular athletics, interscholastic sports, and/or other nonacademic activities. (34 CFR 104.37) Board Policy 6164.6 & 6164.6 AR-1

In providing services to students with disabilities under Section 504, the Superintendent or designee shall ensure district compliance with law, including providing the students and their parents/guardians with applicable procedural safeguards and required notifications. Any dispute as to the identification, evaluation, or placement of any student with a disability shall be resolved in accordance with the processes specified in the "Procedural Safeguards" section of the accompanying administrative regulation.

School Site 504 Coordinators
 Carmel Valley MS  Asst. Principal Chuck Adams
 Diegueno Middle School     Asst. Principal Guen Butler
 Earl Warren MS  Asst. Principal Kaitlin Wood
 Oak Crest MS  Asst. Principal Katie Friedrichs
 Pacific Trails MS   Principal Mary Anne Nuskin
 Canyon Crest Academy HS           Asst Principal Corey Bess
 La Cost Canyon HS  Asst Principal Jaime Garmin
 San Dieguito Academy HS  Asst. Principal Katie Bendix
 Sunset HS  Principal Rick Ayala
 Torrey Pines HS  Asst Principal Robby Shockney                      

District contacts

  • Director of School & Student Services            Meredith Wadley
  • Coordinator of Student Services                     Melissa Sage

Hearing Officers