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Office of Specialized Instruction

ACPS provides a continuum of services for students with disabilities, age 2 to 21, who are found eligible to receive special education services. 

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) provides services for students with disabilities, ages 2 to 21, who are found eligible to receive special education services. The eligibility determination for special education services is a carefully managed process guided by the Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia. Evaluations required to make this determination are completed by a team of professionals only when parental permission is granted. Evaluations required to make this determination are completed by a team of professionals only when parental permission is granted. For more information, please see the Special Education Process Page.

Special education services are provided in the least restrictive environment in the neighborhood school to the maximum extent appropriate for children with disabilities to be educated with children who are not disabled. City-wide special education services are provided in specific situations when the nature or severity of the disability is such that education in general education classes using supplementary aids and services cannot be achieved satisfactorily.

Contact Information

Amy Creed

Acting Executive Director of Specialized Instructional Programs
1340 Braddock Place
Alexandria, VA 22314

amy.creed@acps.k12.va.us