Special Programs

Our mission is to increase student achievement and ensure post-secondary readiness by developing policies, strengthening instructional practices and fostering conditions necessary to empower networks, school leaders and teachers to promote high standards and equitable access to effective school environments and programs.

Some of What we Do:

The Department of Special Programs and Student Services directly oversees and/or assists with the administration, coordination and implementation of a variety of school district programs and initiatives designed to support student achievement and well-being in an inclusive environment.   

We provide instructional services and support for students throughout Philomath School District. In order to effectively lead, support, and coordinate the variety of programs, department staff work with district staff, administrators, teachers, outside agencies, community members, parents and students as appropriate. This office is responsible for the planning, implementation and compliance monitoring of the following  programs and services.

Programs and Services


Special Education

Section 504

Talented and Gifted

English Language Development

TitLe 1A

Homeless Family Services

  •     All students can learn and will rise to our high expectations.
  •     School culture significantly impacts student achievement.
  •     All students deserve access to high quality core instruction in the least restrictive environment.
  •     Learning is enhanced by passionate teachers who pursue expertise in their fields and are highly valued by the entire community.
  •     Learning must include the ability to relate effectively amidst diverse cultures within a global economy.
  •     Education is a shared responsibility among students, educators, parents and community.

Contact Information:

In-House: 5110

Student Services Specialist
In-House: 5111

Administrative Assistant
In-House: 5112