Lee's Summit R-7 School District
Staff

Special Services Contact Information

English Language Learners (ELL)

 

If you are new to the district and have questions regarding screening, please see contact below:

Health Services

 

For questions regarding board policies or procedures, see contact below:

 

Section 504

 

Section 504 is a part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination based upon disability.  Section 504 is an anti-discrimination, civil rights statute that requires the needs of students with disabilities to be met as adequately as the needs of the non-disabled are met. Please see contact below:

Great Beginnings Early Education Center (GBEEC)

 

GBEEC provides a variety of early education services for students that meet specific eligibility criteria.  GBEEC has the following services:  developmental screenings, Early Childhood Special Education, Head Start Program, Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Title I Preschool.  If you are new to the district and have questions regarding programs or screening, please contact the GBEEC main office at  (816) 986-2460.  

Miller Park Center (MPC)

 

Miller Park Center is a unique campus that houses two day treatment programs, as well as, an 18-21 year program.  Attendance at MPC is based solely upon IEP-team decisions.  The telephone number for MPC’s main office is (816)986-1540.

Special Education

 

Below is some helpful information to help guide you to the best contact person for special education-related concerns.

  • Your child’s “Case Manager” should always be your first point of contact as they know your child’s needs first hand.  Case Managers are responsible for the following:  
  • Facilitates your child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) process
  • Updates any accommodations/modification plans to general education teachers
  • Completes IEP forms
  • Maintains goal data collection
  • Monitors progress / completes progress reports
  • If you have questions regarding your child’s evaluation, the appropriate point of contact is going to be the “Instructional Evaluation Specialist (IES)/School Psychologist at your child’s building.  A description of their responsibilities are listed below:
  • Problem solve student concerns – has involvement in Response to Instruction (RtI)
  • Receives and begins process of the initial request for evaluation
  • Facilitates student assessments
  • Compiles the evaluation report
  • Scheduling and sends meeting notice for initial eligibility
  • LEA at eligibility meetings
  • Transfer paperwork

In addition, there are resources available throughout the district to support students, teachers, and parents.  These positions include Occupational Therapists (OTs), Physical Therapists (PTs), Speech/Language Pathologists (SLPs), Educational Therapists, Autism/Behavior Specialists, and Program Coordinators.  

For the 16-17 school year, district level supports are divided by high school feeder schools.  Below are a list of the Program Coordinators, Educational Therapists, and Autism Behaviors specialists per feeder.  If you are needing specific information regarding a related services staff member, please contact the Related Services Coordinator.  

LSHS Feeder Zone

 

Schools:  HPE, LSE, SVE, WLE, WVE, PLE, PLMS, LSHS

LSN Feeder Zone

 

Schools:   HGE, MAE, MLE, PVE, RHE, UWE, BCMS, LSN

LSW Feeder Zone

 

Schools:  CCE, GWE, HHE, LFE, SPE, TRE, SLMS, LSW

Related Services

 

Schools: GBEEC, MPC, Related Services

Special Services District Administration

 

 

Anti-Discrimination

In accordance with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, P.L. 93-112, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the regulations thereunder, it is the policy of the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District that no person shall, because of age, sex, race, disability, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity of the District, including the employment of staff personnel. Written district policies concerning the rights and responsibilities of employees and students are available for inspection at the Stansberry Leadership Center (R-7 Administrative Offices), located at 301 NE Tudor. Inquiries by persons about their protection against discrimination under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Title IX, Title VI, or P.L. 93-112 and the Section 504 may be directed in writing or by telephone to: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Lee’s Summit R-7 School District 301 NE Tudor Road Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 (816) 986-1000