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Special Education FAQ's

General Information

Special Education teachers will work with general education teachers to ensure that work provided includes the student’s accommodations and modifications.  Special Education teachers will contact students and parents weekly to provide suggestions and supports regarding implementation of accommodations in the home environment.

Yes.  CCISD is able to provide both virtual evaluations and in-person evaluations.  Depending on the type of evaluation required, an assessment staff member will contact the parents to schedule a time to complete testing either in-person or virtually.

Students will continue to receive services and supports according to their individual needs as stated in their IEP. Accommodations and modifications using extra precautions such as face shields, plexi glass screens, increased sanitation, and possible re-arrangement of the classroom environment or the student’s classroom area will occur as needed, so the student’s individual needs are met.

Yes, however whether or not the student will be required to wear a mask will be determined on an individual basis and based off the individual needs of the student.  If a face mask cannot be worn due to a student’s disability, other options such as face shields, plexi glass screens, and/or increased social distancing will be utilized as needed.

Special education students will receive direct instruction through contact with a special education teacher.  Additionally, students will have access to instructional videos, lessons, activities.  Special education teachers will contact students on a routine basis.

Yes. Related services will be provided as stated in the student’s IEP using videoconferencing, teletherapy, and materials, assistive technology, and other items sent home depending on the related service and the individual needs of the student.

Parents may contact the CCISD Special Education Department at 254-547-1227 and ask for Erica Tenpenny, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Special Education, who will direct them to the appropriate department personnel to best answer and address the parents’ concerns.

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Contact Information

Copperas Cove Independent School District
408 S. Main Street
COPPERAS COVE, Texas 76522
Phone: 254-547-1227