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Special Education Department

Our District Transition  Coordinator is Jennifer Copeland.  For more information go to
If you know of or suspect that a child or young adult may have disabilities that hinder that child from receiving a free and appropriate education, please contact Kerens ISD at: (903) 396-2924.
Child Centered Legal Framework
Region 12 Resources (developed in collaboration with TEA): Guide to ARD Process, Notice of Procedural Safeguards, Sp. Ed. Rules and Regulations


Services used to help students make up for progress or skills they lost when their special education services were not provided.


Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update – Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders


No Child Left Behind
Information from the United States Department of Education


Parents Resource Network
PRN is a non-profit agency. Their mission is to empower parents of children and youth with disabilities in their role as parents, decision makers, and advocates for their children and to promote partnerships among parents and professional.  


SpedTex resources and interactive features to help increase family awareness of disabilities & special education processes

The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.

Contact information:

Phone: 1-855-773-3839


Live Chat:

Supplementary Special Education Services (SSES)

Updates in Special Education: