The South East Consortium Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) is composed of eleven school districts and the Santa Clara County Office of Education. The overall purpose of the SELPA is to ensure that quality special education programs and services are available to meet the individual needs of special education students. The SELPA is governed by the Executive Council, which is comprised of the superintendents’ of the eleven school districts in the SELPA and the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Mt. Pleasant Elementary School District serves as the Administrative Unit of the SELPA. The District employs the SELPA staff and is the legal entity which receives the special education funds. The SELPA office distributes the funds to its member districts in accordance with the SELPA’s Funding Allocation Plan.
The South East Consortium SELPA is a support service office. Its primary goal is to promote success for all learners by providing quality services and support in a professional and timely manner.