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  • Department of Exceptional Education

    The Department of Exceptional Education provides vision, leadership, and expertise to schools and offices regarding the implementation of curricular and instructional initiatives that support the achievement of students with disabilities in compliance with state and federal mandates. It is the commitment of this department that students with disabilities have access to a full continuum of services while being educated with nondisabled peers to the maximum extent possible.

    The Department of Exceptional Education seeks to improve the performance of students with disabilities and assist in narrowing the achievement gap by ensuring equal access to the curriculum and differentiated instruction in the least restrictive environment (LRE).


    Dr. Karla Arnold
    Phone: (816) 418-8941

    Karen Claussen
    Phone: (816) 418-8941