SISD Special Education Services
Sigrid Huddleston, Director 254-842-5500 ext 135
In 2019, the 86th Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 139 (SB 139), which requires Texas
local education agencies (LEAs) to distribute the following notice to parents:
SB 139 Notice to Families (English version) SB 139 Notice to Families (Spanish version)
Student Handbook Statement: English Texas Education Agency
Student Handbook Statement: Spanish Texas Education Agency
Your district participated the special education the Differentiated Monitoring and Support process.
Please provide feedback through this 10-20-minute survey. This information is vital to our ability to
provide information to LEAs concerning their monitoring results.
The purpose of this survey is to gather information and revise support for all districts in Texas. Any
comments or concerns specific to your district should be sent directly to your school district personnel as
specific concerns will not be forwarded from TEA to districts.
The Division of Review and Support at the Texas Education Agency (TEA) strives to improve special
education services for Texas local education agencies (LEAs). The monitoring process is intended to
help school districts continuously improve services and facilitate positive student outcomes. As a
stakeholder involved in special education, your feedback is important to inform our process development.
Click on the link below to complete the survey:
* for first step of survey* LEA name: Sidney ISD and ESC region number: 14
Desk Review Survey
Click on the link below to read more about Differentiated Monitoring and Support process from TEA
Letter in English Letter in Spanish
Resources | Texas Education Agency
Provides families with information regarding IDEA, Dyslexia, MTSS, and Section 504.
Texas Transition and Employment Guide
(Transition Services can also found below under FAPE tab)
REVISED 2021-Texas Transition and Employment Guide
School Health and Related Services (SHARS) is a Medicaid program designed to allow school districts to seek federal reimbursement for certain health services performed for Special Education Students as defined by their IEP.
SHARS OPERATING GUIDELINES
The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.
Live Chat: www.spedtex.org