Special Education Resources
The 'Texas Transition and Employment Guide' can be found at the below link. This guide provides youth, young adults, parents and professional with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals to education, employment, and community living.
The 588 Educational Cooperative coordinates special education services for 11 member school districts in the Big Bend Region of West Texas, including Marfa Schools. Students are afforded a wide range of instructional opportunities provided in the least restrictive environment and designed to meet individual student needs, as determined by the student’s Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee.
The 588 Educational Cooperative employs a staff of highly qualified special education personnel who work collaboratively with each district’s general education staff to address the academic, functional, and behavioral needs of students with disabilities. Special Education services are designed as an integral support to each district’s general education curricular, instructional, and assessment program to provide individualized supports and services to students meeting eligibility requirements in one or more of the following areas: autism, deaf-blindness, auditory impairment, emotional disturbance, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, learning disability, speech impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, or non-categorical early childhood.
The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Special Education Process
Please enter in our District ID of 189901.
Director of Special Ed – Mesinda Llanez
704 W. Sul Ross Ave.
Phone: (432) 837-3315
Fax (432) 837-3573