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The Legal Framework

Click the picture to view the ECISD Special Education Child Centered Legal Framework.

Then, click the button to indicate which type of user you are. Enter 241-903 for El Campo ISD or 045-903 for Rice CISD.


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Texas Transition and Employment Guide

What is Transition? 

  1. Transition services mean a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability that—
    1. Is designed to be within a results-oriented process, that is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child’s movement from school to post-school activities, including postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation;

    2. Is based on the individual child’s needs, taking into account the child’s strengths, preferences, and interests; and includes—

      1. Instruction;
      2. Related services;
      3. Community experiences
      4. The development of employment and other post-school adult living objectives; and
      5. If appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and provision of functional vocational evaluation.
  2. Transition services for children with disabilities may be special education if provided as specially designed instruction, or a related service if required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education.

Transition Liasons:

Barbara Hlavaty-ECHS

Kirby Quintero--Rice CHS

Child find

The goal of the El Campo–Rice SSA Child Find Office is to locate, identify, and evaluate all children with disabilities who are in need of Special Education and Related Services who reside within the El Campo or Rice Independent School District boundaries. If you suspect that your child may not be developing the same as his or her peers or if your child has been previously diagnosed with a disability, you may call El Campo-Rice Special Education Cooperative Special Education Office at (979) 543-9051

Referrals can be made by: Parents or guardians, Early Intervention Agency, Adult Student (18-21), Teachers (Handled at the school level)


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If you have questions regarding SB 507, and the Cameras in the Classroom Law and the implementation of it in the El Campo-Rice Special Education Cooperative, please contact the Special Education Office to discuss required steps in the process.

 Call 979-543-9051 or email Amanda Andersen at



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For Information or Help Understanding your Child's STAAR Alternate 2 Scores please use the following link and review the parent information:



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TEA Resources in Special Education

The documents linked here have been created as general resources for families.


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Click Here for Application Info

Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) are $1,500 one-time on-line grants for eligible parents/caregivers of eligible students served by special education that have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures. 

Families of eligible students can use the on-line accounts to obtain educational materials and resources and/or services such as additional speech therapy or other specific services.

Applications open on November 1, 2021.  This is a first come, first served program.  If you have additional questions or need help, email or call SPEDTex at 1-855-773-3839.