Welcome to the Kester Elementary Special Education page where you can find information and resources to serve the unique needs of persons with disabilities. Our goal is for each person to meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and nonacademic skills.
Vision: Inspire all students to reach their maximum potential as productive and responsible citizens.
Mission: Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the school community in order to maximize learning for all students within an inclusive environment so that each student will contribute to and benefit from our diverse society.
Positive Behavior Support: The mission of the Division of Special Education Behavior Support Department is to provide positive behavioral supports to the students, staff, and families of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) using a prevention, intervention and postvention model. Please click here for more information.
Community Advisory Committee: The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) advises the Board of Education, Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Director and the Superintendent’s Cabinet on the annual priorities addressed in the SELPA local plan and advocates for effective Special Education programs and services. For more information, visit the CAC webpage.
Extended School Year: ESY 2023 Information will be available Spring 2023. For more information view the flyer or visit the LAUSD SpEd website for the Spanish flyer and updated information.
Parent Newsletters: Don't miss this year's Parent Newsletter and learn about upcoming webinars, exciting new programs, workshops and resources.
English newsletter. Spanish newsletter.
Brochures and Guides: For brochures & guides in English and other languages, please visit the LAUSD Special Education Division website.
Questions: please contact Chon Ellis, Assistant Principal, Elementary Instructional Specialist (APEIS) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please visit the LAUSD Special Education Department Homepage.
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Telephone (213) 241-6701