The Special Education Department at Santa Fe consists of one psychologist, three teachers with special education mild to moderate credentials, one teacher with moderate to severe credentials, and four instructional aides. Occupational therapy, a speech and language therapist, designated 1:1 Aides, and the adaptive physical education specialist are also available when needed. As educators to students with a variety of disabilities, we are part of the educational system that provides identification, evaluation, and intervention for our students with exceptional needs. Within the classrooms, we work collaboratively with the school staff, professionals, and parents to create an individualized learning environment for each student, based on his or her specific needs.
Our Special Education department members are:
Ms. Elizabeth Fernandez - English, Math, and Science
Mr. Michael Gibson - Math & Science
Ms. Mildred Ramirez - Moderate to Severe
Ms. Sheela Reed - English & Social Studies
Our Special Education Instructional Aides are: