• Special Education Program 

    The Special Education Department in Lancaster ISD, in collaboration with parents, is committed to addressing the needs of all students, by adhering to federal regulations, state law, and local operating guidelines.
    Areas of Eligibility
    We are prepared to serve students eligible for Special Education in any of the 13 eligibility categories recognized by TEA:




    Students can be served in a continuum of services including:


     Related Services, Training, and Support

    Related and support services are available for those students who meet special education eligibility requirements. These services may be required to assist a child with a disability to benefit  from a special education.

    If the need for a related service is suspected, the evaluation must be planned in an ARD. Related services include transportation and such developmental, corrective, and other support services as are required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education.

    • Assistive Technology
    • Audiology
    • Transportation
    • Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy
    • In-Home Training
    • Parent/Family Training
    • Psychological Services


    Our dedicated team is ready to provide a Free Appropriate Public Education and is available to answer any questions you may have.



    Susan Keen, MEd

    Chief of Special Education




    LaMonica Williams

    Coordinator Special Education (504 Services)





    Barbara McCulloch

    Coordinator Special Education





    ShaCrista Rideaux

    Coordinator Special Education



    Special Education Department   

    1201 N. Dallas Avenue 75146

    Lancaster, TX 75146


    (FAX) 972-218-1547


    Record Requests can be faxed or emailed to the attention of Zakiyyah Akram-Guillory.

    Fax: 972-218-1647

    Email: zakiyyahakramguill@lancasterisd.org

    Business Hours:

    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)

    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Friday)