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Merced County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Board Of Directors Notice Of Public Hearing

The Merced County SELPA Board of Directors hereby gives notice that a Public Hearing will be held as follows:

  • The Topic of Hearing:
    • Local Plan Section B, Annual Service & Budget Plan for 2020-2021
      • Copy of the Local Plan Section B, Annual Service & Budget Plan may be attained by emailing a request to Susan Coston at
  • Hearing Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
  • Time: 11:30 AM
  • Location: This will be a Virtual Meeting: Contact Susan Coston for the virtual connection information at 209-381-6710 or
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Special Ed Contact Information

School Site Contact Information

Atwater High School

Kellie Kennedy, Paraprofessional (209) 325-1282

Kimberly Galarza, Psychologist (209) 325-1283

Buhach Colony High School

Arturo Sanchez, Paraprofessional (209) 325-1482

Elizabeth Davies, Psychologist (209) 325-1483

East Campus Educational Center

Sequoia/Independence/Yosemite High Schools

Saira Ponce, Paraprofessional (209) 325-1682

Virginia Del Toro, Psychologist (209) 325-1683

El Capitan High School

Heather Silvera, Paraprofessional (209) 384-5582

Cari Nichols, Psychologist (209) 384-5583

Golden Valley High School

Jessica Jones, Paraprofessional (209) 325-1882

Ron Hoffart, Psychologist (209) 325-1883

Livingston High School

Lori Silvera, Paraprofessional (209) 398-3282

Antonio Rodriguez, Psychologist (209) 398-3283

Merced High School

Ara Surles, Paraprofessional (209) 325-1082

April De La Cruz, Psychologist (Intern) (209) 325-1083