• Special Education Program Overview

    Hood River County School District is dedicated to ensuring equality of educational opportunities for all students. Students who qualify for special education services are assured of a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) with specially designed instruction and related services to meet their educational needs. 

    Special Education services are available in the Hood River County School District for all students who have been identified as eligible for an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

    Students identified as eligible for special education services must meet the following two requirements:

    • Federal and state eligibility requirements as having a disability in at least one of 13 handicapping condition categories

    • Need specially designed instruction

    Transition services (ages 16 - 21) are available to special education students who graduate with a Modified Diploma, Extended Diploma, or Alternative Diploma/Certificate. 

    Procedural Safeguards (English)
    Procedural Safeguards (Spanish)




Degrees and Certifications:

Kelly Beard

Director of Special Education