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Special Education

The Office of Special Education
Phone: 516-434-2762

Dr. Juli Mulcahy, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Student Services
Phone: 516-434-2770

Mrs. Sharon Meyer, CSE chairperson
Phone: 516-434-2762

Mrs. Kerrie Murray, CSE chairperson
Phone: 516-434-2770

The Floral Park School District is dedicated to providing all students with quality instruction and opportunities for academic and social/emotional achievement. The goal of special education in our School District is to provide each student with the individualized instruction and support needed to overcome their disabilities where possible and become life long learners.

Our Special Education team which consists of our; office staff, chairpeople, teachers and related service providers, are all here to work together with you to help your child. The Floral Park Bellerose School District provides a range of special education programs and related services. For further information regarding our special education program, please feel free to contact us.

 

Parental Right to Obtain Testing

Any parent who suspects that his or her child (3 years to 12 years) may have a disability, which could be significantly affecting their ability to perform in school, has a right to a free evaluation through the Committee on Special Education (CSE) or Preschool Special Education (CPSE). All requests must be submitted in writing to the principal of your child's school or to the chairperson of the CSE and CPSE, Juli Mulcahy Ed.D. Parents of children from birth to 3 years old may obtain testing through the Nassau County Early Intervention Program, 227-8661.

Additional information can be found on the New York State Education Department’s website relating to a parent’s guide to special education in New York for children ages three through 21.

 

CPSE/CSE Meetings

The SE office will schedule a parent to attend your child's meeting when requested. Please contact the Office of Special Education for more information regarding including parent members as part of a CPSE/CSE meeting.

CPSE/CSE Parent Members:

  • Christine Walsh
  • Jennifer Apostol
  • Nancy Eisenhut
  • Pamela Sommo
  • Jody Filoso