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Student Services & Special Education

Welcome to the Moreland School District Student Services and Special Education Department. 

The Moreland School District Student Services and Special Education Department staff members collaborate with families and community members to cultivate a learning environment to enhance student success through the following programs:


Health Services Forms


Student Services

  • School Nurse and Health Related Services
  • Counseling Programs and Support Services
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Project Cornerstone
  • Homeless and Foster Care Assistance
  • Home and Hospital Instruction
  • School Attendance and Review Board (SARB)
  • Student Behavior and Discipline Procedures
  • Section 504
  • Safe and Drug-Free Schools
  • Comprehensive Sexual Health Education


For more information on the middle school Comprehensive Sexual Health Instruction and Positive Prevention Plus Curriculum, please click on the link provided. 

Special Education

A student may qualify for special education services after an assessment has been conducted in accordance with Federal Guidelines, the student has been found to have a disability and, as a result of those impairments, the student meets the criterion for special education and related services under one of the following categories of special education eligibility:

  • Autism
  • Deaf-Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Speech or Language Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairment

Based on a student’s needs, a student may receive one or more of the following services:

  • Designated Instructional Services
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Health Services
  • Behavioral Intervention

A full array of placement options exists to provide a continuum of services, based on the student’s identified needs:

  • Resource Specialist
  • Special Day Class
  • County Office of Education
  • SELPA Classes
  • Non Public-Schools/Agencies
  • Home Hospital Instruction

The Moreland School District is a member of the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) III. SELPA III maintains a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to provide support and information to parents. Additional information regarding the SELPA III CAC is available at




Department Contacts

Director, Educational Services, Theresa Molinelli
Phone: 408-874-2952
Fax: 408-374-8367

Program Specialist, Sharon Trattner
Phone: 408-874-2963
Fax: 408-374-8367

Administrative Assistant, Amy McLain
Phone: 408-874-2951
Fax: 408-374-8367

Office Assistant, Flor Alcoba
Phone: 408-874-2967
Fax: 408-374-8367


The Governing Board is committed to equal opportunity for individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all district activities. (BP 0410)

Title IX Coordinator Contact Information:

Jennifer Baldwin, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources,

For information or complaints regarding Title IX, click here