Welcome to the Joshua ISD Special Services web page. The Special Services Department oversees programming in the areas of 504, Dyslexia, English as a Second Language (ESL), Bilingual, and Special Education. We hope our webpage is informative. Please feel free to contact the Special Services Department at 817-426-7500 if you have any questions regarding your child or the services we provide.
Associate Director of Special Services
Elizabeth Rosatelli: Extension 1008Coordinator of Bilingual and ESL EducationFavi Arevalo Extension 1518Special Education SupervisorKeeli Bond Extension 2008
Secretary to Special Services
Maria Ibarra: Extension 1002
Melissa Perry: Extension 1001The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Process, an electronic format that summarizes state and federal requirements for special education, the Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process and the Notice of Procedural Safeguards can be accessed through http://framework.esc18.net/.
Special Education Records Requests:TEC 7.010 requires student records and transcripts be sent electronically, including a student's course or grade completion, teachers of record, assessment instrument results, placement in special education, IEP, and personal graduation plans.In an effort to comply with Texas Education Agency regulations, the Joshua ISD Special Education Department will transmit ALL records requests electronically. All requests for records will be handled via TREx, unless the sending/receiving school is located out-of-state. In the case of out-of-state requests, email will be used for the transfer of records. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Ibarra at extension 1001. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in helping us comply with TEA regulations.Send out of state records requests to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.orgRECORDS DESTRUCTIONThe district retains education records of students with disabilities for seven years after the student’s graduation or dismissal from special education. After seven years, special education records are destroyed. Any parent, legal guardian, or eligible student may request a copy of records, or verification letter, by submitting a written request to the Joshua Independent School District Special Education Office located at 310 E. 18th Street, Joshua, TX 76058.