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Morongo Unified School District provides a full continuum of services to approximately 1300 students with exceptional needs. 

Our role is to work collaboratively with parents, students, colleagues, outside agencies and advocates to provide a quality instructional program including related services as determined by an Individualized Education Program Team.

Common Acronyms

IEP - Individualized Education Plan

IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

DIS - Designated Instructional Services

RSP - Resource Specialist Program

SDC - Special Day Class

SAI - Specialized Academic Instruction

LD - Learning Disabled

SD - Severely Disabled

ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder

ECP - Early Childhood Program

CAC - Community Advisory Committee

ED - Emotionally Disabled

OHI - Other Health Impaired

ID - Intellectual Disability

MD - Multiple Disability

OI - Orthopedically Impaired

TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury

LRE - Least Restrictive Environment

NPS - Non Public School

DHH - Deaf/Hard of Hearing

VI - Visually Impaired

OT - Occupational Therapy

PT - Physical Therapy

SLP - Speech / Language Program

ELL - English Language Learner

LEA - Local Education Agency

CST - California Standards Test

CMA - California Modified Assessment

CAPA - California Alternative Performance Assessment

SELPA Office Staff - Contact Us

     Phone: (760) 367-9191 x4230


        Kathi Papp, SELPA Director

        Heidi Burgett , SELPA Program Manager

        Julie Fontana, SELPA Program Specialist

        Janet Saitta, SELPA Administrative Secretary     

        Nancy Shade, SELPA Compliance/Data Technician

        Anna Mitchell , SELPA Office Technician



   For RECORD REQUESTS please contact:          

                     Anna Mitchell