1426 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22207
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Student Services & Special Education, Department of

 Department of Student Services & Special Education

Arlington Public Schools takes pride in providing a program to students of Arlington County that encourages the cooperation of school, home, and community. The Department of Student Services is responsible for ensuring the provision of a wide range of support services to all students in the Arlington Public Schools system. The department consists of two offices-the Office of Student Services and the Office of Special Education.   

News & Announcements: 

October is Disability History and Awareness Month

Disability history education and awareness will promote positive attitudes in schools creating a culture of mutual respect, understanding and equal opportunities for all. (Virginia Department of Education).  
The Special Education Parent Resource Center's Disability History and Awareness Celebration Day
Thursday, October 23, 2014:  10:00am to 2:00pm
Syphax Education Center at Sequoia Plaza, 2110 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22204 
For more information Click Here 
 For Dyslexia information Click Here
Assistant Superintendent
Department of Student Services & Special Education
Arlington Public Schools
Supervisor Special Program -ATSS

Office of Special Education

Dr. Kristi Murphy, Director, Special Education
Ms. Wendy Carria, Supervisor, Special Education
Dr. Colleen Koval, Compliance Procedural Support Specialist
The Office of Special Education provides support for students with disabilities, parents, principals, and school staff members in their evaluation, identification, placement, instruction, and transitional services.

Office of Student Services

Mr. Jeffrey Carpenter, Director, Student Services
Dr. Marcia Jackson, Supervisor, Counseling
The Office of Student Services encompasses the services of school psychologists, school social workers/visiting teachers and counselors. Student records, transcripts, student residency, requests for psychological transfers and the Home Instruction program are also the responsibility of this office.

Stratford Program

Dr. Karen Gerry, Principal, Stratford Program
4102 Vacation Lane, Arlington, Virginia 22207
The Stratford Program is a small secondary school for Arlington Public School students in Arlington, Virginia. Students attend middle school, high school and adult transition classes. All students have been found eligible for and receive special education services. Students will receive a Special Diploma upon program completion or reaching the age of eligibility.