The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE) is a Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) that is composed of 14 school districts in North San Diego County.

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Professional Development Opportunities for Special Educators

Professional Development Opportunities

Visit our professional development page to register for workshops.

NCCSE Excellence in Special Education Award Nominations

Nominations for the NCCSE Community Advisory Committee Excellence in Special Education Awards are being accepted until March 1, 2018.  This is your chance to recognize someone who is making a difference in the lives of students with disabilities.

For more information and a nomination form click here.

Las nominaciones del Comité Asesor Comunitario de NCCSE para la Premiación a la Excelencia en Educación Especial  estarán siendo aceptadas hasta el 1 de marzo de 2018. Esta su oportunidad de reconocer a alguien que hace una diferencia en las vidas de estudiantes con discapacidades.

Para más información y el formulario de nominación clic aquí.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Bob Grundstrom Memorial Scholarship 2018-2019

Deadline for application March 2, 2018

Eligibility and 2018-2019 application.

The Dr. Lynette Robinson Scholarship for Inclusive Education 2018-2019
Dr. Lynnette Robinson was an accomplished and inspirational educator of 25 years before her passing in 1998. She served as a special education teacher and elementary principal before culminating her career as the Director of Special Education for the Encinitas Union School District. Lynnette was instrumental in developing curriculum, social/behavioral programs and inclusive practices that have been implemented throughout California. In particular, Lynnette was a pioneer in the belief that students with and without special needs benefit from being educated together. She was a true advocate for all students, families and educators.

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Eligibility and 2018-2019 application.


Useful Documents

Useful Videos

Adult Transition Program

What are the options students have after graduating from high school? Watch the following video to see a sample of what an Adult Transition Program is.

Parents, students and employers, for more information contact your local school district's special education department.