Tehama County SELPA is a consortium of the 14 school districts in Tehama County and their charter schools. The SELPA is committed to collaboration, consensus, problem-solving and compliance surrounding state and federal requirements in the implementation of programs for special education students.
The Tehama County SELPA provides leadership, support, coordination and technical assistance to the 14 school districts, agencies and families in Tehama County. Services provided include:
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Every SELPA and school district is required to have procedures in place to help locate students who may need special education services. Please contact either the SELPA office or your local school district if you have questions about referring a child for special education services.
If you are concerned about your child’s development, please contact your local school district.The Tehama SELPA Child Find Brochure has links to every school district office.
Be sure to first address your concerns at your child’s school or that school’s district office. The usual process is to discuss your child’s educational progress with his or her regular and special education teachers, then with the principal and/or special education coordinator if necessary. If you continue to have concerns, call the SELPA office at (530) 528-8562. We can help you explore further solutions.
This answer is “Maybe.” Every school district in Tehama has the responsibility to “find” and offer an assessment for every child suspected of having a disability.The SELPA Policy on the Provision of Special Education Services in a Private School can provide you detailed information.