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District Vision: To be the top producer of successful students in the nation
District Mission: To lead our students to success with the support and involvement of families and the community.
ESE Department Program Evaluation Results
During a School Board Work Session on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 representatives from Evergreen Solutions, LLC, along with the OCPS Program Evaluation Department, presented results of a six-month evaluation commissioned by the Superintendent and School Board. Representatives from the ESE department presented goals and action plans aligned to the district’s strategic plan and Evergreen Solution’s evaluation results. OCPS’ ESE department is utilizing the information provided to ensure students are being given a quality education.

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Community Based Education video!
OCPS Winnie Palmer Transition class offers a unique educational environment! Full Story
ESE Transition Business Partners-video!
OCPS partners with over 80 business sites in our community. These site provide career experiences for our Students with Disabilities. Full Story
ESE Transition Overview video!
Transition services is a coordinated set of activities for a student with a disability Full Story
Cathy Crawford - ESE Teacher of the Year
Cathy Crawford - ESE Health Services, Behavior Support and Specialized Instruction Full Story
Science Fair Winner!
Angel Esteves, a 7th grade student, won 1st place in the Physics division of the Science Fair at Discovery Middle School! Full Story
Administrator of the Year!
Congratulations to Tom Oldroyd, Administrator of the Year! Full Story
School Social Worker of the Year!
Congratulations to Tiffiny Bennet, our School Social Worker of the Year! Full Story
Autism Awareness at Bridgewater MS
The Leadership students at Bridgewater created four different videos to be played on their morning announcements during the month of April for Autism Awareness. Full Story

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Watch Jose Lopez speak to the Orange County School Board about Autism Awareness!


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disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. 
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This publication is produced through
 the Bureau of Exceptional Education
and Student Services (BEESS),
Division of Public Schools, Florida Department of Education.
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