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Student Support Services/Special Education

The Mount Abraham Union School District assures that in providing for special education of children within its jurisdiction it shall have in effect policies, procedures, and programs that are consistent with the IDEA 2004, Vermont statutes, and the State Board of Education’s special education regulations, policies and procedures. (34 C.F.R.§300.201, 20 U.S.C.1413(a)(1))


Proportionate Share of IDEA-B Funds

IDEA 2004

Vermont Statutes


Vermont State Board of Education Regulations, policies and procedures:

  1. Funding (Effective July 1, 2022)
  2. Special Education Rules (effective until June 30, 2022)
  3. Special Education Rules (effective July 1, 2022): 
  4. Rule 4300 Series- Disciplinary Action
  5. Vermont Special Education Practices and Procedures Manual
Please contact if you need help with:

Understanding your rights as a parent of a child with a disability please refer to the Parental Rights in Special Education in Vermont, refer to this resource from The Vermont Family Network's Fact Sheet for Parents Rights in Special Education, and contact Beth McGeorge at [email protected] or a special educator at your child’s school.


For a special education evaluation please contact the Special Education Coordinators, Cynthia Ballas at [email protected] or Heather Gevry at [email protected]


Your child’s 504 plan or eligibility for section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, please contact the building principal where your child attends or Susan Bruhl at [email protected]


Transportation for your child with a disability contact your child’s case manager.


Universal Pre K Programs, please visit the Addison County UPreK website or contact Meg Baker, the Universal Pre K Coordinator at [email protected]


Questions regarding Universal Pre K application and funding contact Nicole Heffernan at [email protected] or Meg Baker at [email protected]


Scheduling an IEP meeting or a re-evaluation of my child-those are scheduled by Nicole Heffernan. If you have questions about when these meetings occur or are due for your child please contact [email protected] or 802-453-6951.


Not finding what you are looking for? Please contact your child’s classroom teacher or someone on the Student Support Services Team.