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Special Education

 The Las Vegas City Schools strive to allow specialized education based upon the individual needs of each child as prescribed and defined by the Federal Individual with Disabilities Improvement Act and the State Exceptional Children's Education Act. Along with the expertise of our special education teachers, we also provide services from our paraprofessionals, nurses, mental health providers, speech, occupational, and physical therapists.


The Department of Special Education's goal is to provide adequate services to our students with disabilities to help them have independent lives and post secondary success.

STUDENT RECORDS:  All requests for student records may be submitted via fax to: (505) 454-5769.

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Contact Special Services

Michael Lovato
Special Programs Director
Phone: (505) 454-5717

Special Services Staff

Michael Lovato

Rosanne Dimas
Administrative Assistant

Fran Jenkins
Medicaid / Administrative Assistant
Leasa Martinez
Lorena A. Castro-Garcia
Social Worker
Social Worker

Rick Armijo
Social Worker
Dwinell Heverly
Occupational Therapist

Verlee Garcia
Speech Therapist

Eva Romero
Physical Therapy Assistant