The Stanwood-Camano School District is seeking young people from birth to age 21 who are enrolled in school or not and may need special education services.  Special needs are defined as concerns with hearing, vision, speech, language, health, learning, developmental delay, behavior management, intellectual disability, birth defects, orthopedic or spinal problems, autism, or other disabilities. Parents or guardians of children who may have any of these conditions and live within the school district boundaries are encouraged to contact the Special Services Office at (360) 629-1236.

Each school has a team of educators and specialists who work with teachers and parents to assist children with special needs.
  A variety of school-based services are provided for students between the ages of 6 and 21 who have been identified by the Special Services team as needing support. Early intervention and preschool services are available for children with disabilities ages 0-5. For more information, call (360) 629-1236.


Federal regulations require the Stanwood-Camano School District to provide parents annual notification of their Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) rights.  If parents have a primary or home language other than English, the district will effectively notify them of their rights under this regulation.


The parent or eligible student has a right to:


1) Inspect and review the student’s education records;


2) Inspect and review the student’s education records to ensure that they are not inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy or other rights;

3) Consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that the Act and the regulations in this part authorize disclosure without consent;


4) File with the US Department of Education a complaint concerning alleged failure by the agency to comply with the requirements of the Act;

5) Obtain a copy of the policy.  A copy of this policy is available by request from Pam Gentz, Director of Special Services, Stanwood-Camano School District, 26920 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, WA  98292.



The district’s policies and procedures regarding special education and any required evaluations, plans, and reports relating to special education are available to the public, upon request, through the district’s Special Services office and the Superintendent’s office.