Welcome to the Greater Anaheim SELPA
The Greater Anaheim SELPA (Special Education Local Plan Area) encompasses six school districts
located in the northern part of beautiful Orange County, California. It is governed by six locally
elected school board members - one from each participating school district. The SELPA works col-
laboratively with member districts in developing innovative programs and has a strong and stable
governance structure. The Greater Anaheim SELPA is comprised of four elementary school districts,
one union high school district, and one unified school district consisting of approximately 54,000 students, including approximately 6,800 students who receive special education services.
The Greater Anaheim Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) is dedicated to enriching the lives of students with exceptional needs so that they complete their education prepared for adult life and become contributing members of their community.
The Greater Anaheim SELPA will develop, implement, monitor, and support appropriate programs and services for individuals with exceptional needs through collaborative and effective leadership and support to local school districts, families and agencies within the Greater Anaheim SELPA.
The Greater Anaheim SELPA will assume a leadership and support role in providing a free, appropriate public education to students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment with Programs, Training, Staff Development, Technical Support and Fiscal and Legal Support.