Special Education

What We Do

Roseburg Public Schools provides comprehensive Special Education Services as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education and Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004. Services provided include but are not limited to:

  • Child Find Services
  • Special Education Eligibility Determination
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) Development and Implementation

The district maintains a continuum of special education placement options for students ranging from regular classroom to self-contained classroom. In general, the following options are available:

Roseburg School District Special Education Programs and Locations for 2018 – 2019

  • Developmental Learning Center (DLC) K-12: These programs provide specialized instruction in smaller classes for special education students who require highly individualized instruction due to more severe developmental delays, other, multiple or co-occurring disabilities. Academic instruction in the DLC will supplement general education curriculum, with a focus on functional daily living skills and independence. Inclusion in general education will be emphasized; additionally, this program provides training in behavior, social and communication skills. Program Locations: Fir Grove, Melrose, Sunnyslope, Fremont & RHS
  • Secondary Resource Center (SRC) 6th–12th: Available to students who need more intensive, individualized instruction and support in Life Skills activities. Addressing social, emotional, behavioral, academic and communication skills. Program Locations: Fremont, Jo Lane and RHS
  • Learning Resource Center (LRC) K-12: Each school has a special education learning resource program that provides specially designed instruction for students with mild to moderate disabilities. This setting is appropriate for students who need some individualized instruction and/or support in addition to the regular classroom. Program Locations: All Schools

  • Community Transition Program: Pathways (ages 16-21): Provides transitional and functional life skills instruction and supports to students in both classroom and community settings. Program location: Pathways house

  • Therapeutic Learning Center (TLC) K-5: This program provides a behavioral system that fosters growth and learning through identifying the functions of disruptive and dangerous behaviors, teaching positive alternatives and personal responsibility based on emotional disturbed (ED) other health impairment (OHI) or possessing immediate psychiatric needs. Behavioral support focuses on a collaborative problem solving method, and students’ participation in general education increases as their ability to regulate emotions and problem solve with staff and peers increases.  This program is designed to be a short term placement while behavioral skills are learned and developed, in order for the student to return to his or her neighborhood school. Program Locations: Myrtle Creek, Sutherlin and Roseburg (Winchester Elementary).

  • Turnaround Program (TAP) K-12: Provides a highly structured environment for students significantly impacted by their ability to communicate, both functionally and socially. Focusing on the development of communication and social skills.  Program Location: Fullerton IV, Fremont, JoLane & RHS-Success Program.

For more information contact:

Rick Burton
Director of Student Services

Melissa Roberts
Student Services
Program Coordinator