Welcome to the Providence Schools Office of Specialized Services

    The Special Education Commitment

    Providence Public School District educators are committed to the challenge of providing an appropriate education for every student. To meet this challenge, a wide range of services, program options, and curriculum alternatives are available to students whose education needs cannot be met in the regular classroom without specialized instruction.


    About this site: 

    This page will provide information on a variety of special education topics for parents of students who are differently abled, teachers and staff and the Providence community. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with our information. It is the commitment of the Office of Special Education to provide Individual Education Plan programming for every child in the District with a special education disability. It is our mission of the Office of Special Education to provide vision, leadership & expertise to schools, students and families in the implementation of curricula, instruction and social emotional supports to ensure the success of students who are differently abled ages 3-22* in achieving their current and post-secondary goals. The special education department seeks to improve the performance of students who are differently abled and assist in narrowing the achievement gap by ensuring equal access to the curriculum and differentiated instruction in the least restrictive environment.

    For information or to reach the Special Education Department, please call (401) 456-9330.

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