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Special Services

In Clear Creek ISD Special Services, each student discovers and develops his or her unique talents and interests while realizing personal success and positively impacting their world.

Mission

The mission of the Clear Creek ISD Department of Special Services, the innovative leader in inclusive education, is to ensure that each student discovers and develops his or her unique talents and interests while realizing personal success and positively impacting their world through a new system distinguished by shared ownership, personalized learning, person-centered planning, enhanced continuum of supports and extraordinary educational experiences.

  • Each student sustains a fulfilled life actualizing his or her personal talents and interests.
  • Each student optimizes his or her potential by continuously setting and achieving individual learning goals.
  • Each student actively enriches and advances his or her community and greater society.

Our Beliefs

We believe in educating students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment.

Each student has access to an appropriate learning environment and an opportunity for education with non-disabled students to the maximum extent appropriate at his or her zoned school or at a site as close as possible to his or her neighborhood school. 

 

Whether your child is new to Special Services or you just need a question answered, our Parent Resource Center (PRC) is your one-stop shop for all things Special Services. Our Parent Resource Specialist provides trainings and workshops and can direct you to important community resources to ensure you are knowledgeable about your child's education. 

In order to access the PRC and receive support, you must have a child currently enrolled in CCISD.  The PRC is located at the Learner Support Center, 2903 Falcon Pass, Room #1038, Houston, Texas. 

The following services are offered through the Parent Resource Center:

  • The IEP Process workshops
  • The ARD Process workshops
  • Curriculum support workshops/Assistive Technology Workshops (District Programs)
  • STAAR explanations/options/tutorials
  • Hands on make and take classes for parent of students using N2Y curriculum
  • Visual schedules and home icon workshops
  • Educator resource library
  • 18+ option workshops
  • Community provider workshops
  • SpEd 101 workshops for new parents to CCISD Special Education Programs
  • Parent resource connections
  • Parent resource library
  • Community event postings
  • Curriculum support items
  • Any other program the Director of Special Education Programs deems necessary for the mission of the CCISD Special Services Department.

Special Services Parent Education Events Calendar

Special Services Newsletter

Meet Penny Sweeney

Our Parent Resource Specialist, Penny Sweeney, provides trainings and workshops and can direct you to important community resources to ensure you are knowledgeable about your child's education.

Email Penny
281-284-0751

Parent Documents

Special Education Camera Request

In order to promote the safety of students receiving special education and related services in certain self-contained classrooms, the Clear Creek Independent School District will consider, in accordance with Texas Education Code §29.022, a written request by a parent, trustee or staff member for the installation of video and audio recording equipment based on the state-approved criteria. 

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Dr. Michele Staley

Executive Director of Special Services

Christy Lawrence

Director of Special Education Services

Dr. Pam Moore-Ellis

Director of Support Services

Megan Dickey

Director of Galveston-Brazoria Cooperative for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Special Education Services

Bridget Christmas 
Asst. Director for Elementary Special Education Services 

Leah Bossi 
Asst. Director for Secondary Special Education Services 
 
Allison Bowers
Coordinator for Special Education Achievement 

Denise Cummins 
Coordinator for Assessment and Related Services 
 
Robin Doussa
Coordinator for 504 and Dyslexia Services 
 
Dr. Robert Lawing 
Coordinator for Galveston-Brazoria Cooperative for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing