CAC 2017-2018 Meeting Dates

The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) plans to have the meetings at different sites for the upcoming school year.  Please check our CAC section for more information on locations.  Also, our new meeting times are 6-7pm!




OCTOBER 3, 2017

NOVEMBER 7, 2017

DECEMBER 5, 2017



FEBRUARY 6, 2018

MARCH 6, 2018

APRIL 10, 2018

MAY 1, 2018


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PVUSD Special Education Department/SELPA

294 Green Valley Road

Watsonville, CA 95076

Located on the first floor!


PHONE: 831.786.2130       FAX: 831.728.8107


General office hours are from 8:00AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday.


SELPA Announcements and Bulletins

Please take a look at our current SELPA Bulletin . We are highlighting what has been going on with our CAC meetings, news from the state and current job openings in SELPA.


Our next CAC meeting will be Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 from 6:30PM to 7:30PM at Rio del Mar Elementary School in the Multi-Purpose Room. Please click on link to view the CAC announcement: February 7th,2017 CAC meeting Announcement.

What is a Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)?

The Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) Special Education Department/SELPA is responsible for the development, implementation, and facilitation of Special Education and related services for students with disabilities.

We believe that all students can learn and that students with disabilities must be guaranteed equal opportunity to become contributing members of society. We believe in facilitating high quality educational programs and services for students with disabilities and training for parents and educators. The PVUSD Special Education Department/SELPA collaborates with other agencies and school districts to develop and maintain healthy and enriching environments where students with disabilities and their families can thrive.



El Departamento de Educación Especial/SELPA del Distrito Escolar Unificado del Valle de Pájaro (PVUSD por sus siglas en inglés) es responsable por el desarrollo, implementación, y facilitación de la Educación Especial y servicios relacionados para estudiantes con discapacidades.

Nosotros creemos que todos los estudiantes pueden aprender y que los estudiantes con discapacidades deben ser garantizados oportunidades iguales para llegar a ser miembros contribuyentes de la sociedad.  Nosotros creemos en la facilitación de programas educativos de alta calidad y servicios para estudiantes con discapacidades y capacitaciones para padres y educadores.  El Departamento de Educación Especial/SELPA del PVUSD colabora con otras agencias y distritos escolares para desarrollar y mantener ambientes sanos y enriquecedores donde los estudiantes con discapacidades y sus familias puedan prosperar.

Mission Statement

The PVUSD Special Education Department/SELPA is established to deliver quality special education programs and services to students with disabilities in the most effective, efficient, collaborative, and fiscally responsible manner.

El Departamento de Educación Especial/SELPA del PVUSD está establecido para entregar programas de educación especial de calidad y servicios a estudiantes con discapacidades de la manera más eficaz, eficiente, colaborativa, y fiscalmente responsable.

Vision Statement

Students with disabilities are general education students first.  We acknowledge that they need additional time and support in their learning.  Through our collaborative efforts with general education staff, students are given access to high quality curriculum, assessments, programs, and services to support their social-emotional and educational growth in the least restrictive environment.



Los estudiantes con discapacidades son, primeramente, estudiantes de educación general.  Reconocemos que necesitan tiempo adicional y apoyo en su aprendizaje. Por medio de nuestros esfuerzos colaborativos con el personal de educación general, los estudiantes tienen  acceso al currículo de alta calidad, evaluaciones, programas, y servicios para apoyar su crecimiento social-emocional y educativo en el ambiente menos restrictivo.