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Special Education Cooperative

Welcome to MSEC! 

Bienvenidos a MSEC!
Mercedes ISD and Santa Maria ISD
“ Building Bridges for Better Futures” Dr. Dora Rodriguez, MSEC Director
The Mercedes Special Education Cooperative offers a free, appropriate public education to all individuals with disabilities, ages 3-21, who are eligible for special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Private school children and home-schooled children with disabilities who reside within a member district’s jurisdiction will also have the opportunity to access special education services.
For more information, please contact the Special Education Department at
950 W. 6th Street
Mercedes, TX 78570
Tel. 956/825-5034 FAX: 956/514-2029
"This thing we do, then, is not only an act of law for equality in education,
but an act of love for those extraordinary children wishing only to live ordinary lives."
                                                                                                                ​~​Robert Stafford​

Supplemental Special Education Services

TEA is providing online accounts of $1,500 to parents of
eligible students with significant and complex disabilities who
have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures. 
Please see Parent's Page for website link. 

Servicios Complementarios de Educación Especial

TEA está proporcionando cuentas en línea de $1,500 a los padres de
estudiantes elegibles con discapacidades significativas y complejas quese
han visto afectados por el cierre de escuelas debido al COVID-19.

Consulte la página de los padres para ver el enlace al sitio web.
For more information, please contact the Transition and Employment Services Designee, 
Nellie Barrientes, Learning Support Specialist, TSVI
950 W. 6th Street
Mercedes, TX 78570
Tel. 956/825-5034 FAX: 956/514-2029
Mercedes ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.