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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​

COVID 19 Temporary School Closures and Evaluations for Special Education

Mercedes Special Education Coop (MSEC) is making a good faith effort in honoring evaluation requests. Until normal school operations resume, a parent/guardian member, should visit their campus website to contact the Special Education campus administrator or you may contact Dr. Dora Rodriguez, Special Ed Co-op Director 956-825-5034 or email dora.rodriguez@misdtx.net.

El departamento de Educación Especial de Mercedes Coop (MSEC), está hacienda un esfuerzo de buena fe para cumplir con las solicitudes de evaluación. Hasta que se reanuden las operaciones escolares normales, un padre/tutor, debe visitor el sitio web de su escuela para contratar al Administrador o puede comunicarse con Dra. Dora Rodriguez, directora de educación especial, a 956-825-5034  y por correo electrónico  dora.rodriguez@misdtx.net.

For more information, please contact the Transition and Employment Services Designee at
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.