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Learn About Mercedes Special Education Cooperative
About Us
 
The  Mercedes Special Education Cooperative(MSEC) provides services to students enrolled at Mercedes ISD or Santa Maria ISD, as defined in the MSEC Shared Service Agreement.  It is the goal of MSEC to identify and serve children with disabilities in need of special education services through specially designed instruction and related services at no cost to the parents. 
 
MSEC will strive to address the unique needs of each child that result from the child's disability, and ensure access to the general curriculum to the maximum extent appropriate, according to the child's special education evaluation, and the recommendations of the child's Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee (ARDC) documented in the child's IEP (Individualized Education Plan).
 
 
La Cooperativa de Educación Especial de Mercedes (MSEC) brinda servicios a estudiantes matriculados en Mercedes ISD o Santa Maria ISD, según se define en el Acuerdo de Servicio Compartido de MSEC. El objetivo de MSEC es identificar y atender a los niños con discapacidades que necesitan servicios de educación especial a través de instrucción especialmente diseñada y servicios relacionados sin costo para los padres.
 
MSEC se esforzará por abordar las necesidades únicas de cada niño que resultan de la discapacidad del niño y garantizará el acceso al plan de estudios general en la mayor medida adecuada, de acuerdo con la evaluación de educación especial del niño y las recomendaciones de Admisión, Revisión y Comité de despido (ARDC) documentado en el IEP del niño (Plan de educación individualizado).

 

 
Below you'll find our Mercedes Special Education Cooperative (MSEC) Office Staff and Service Providers.
 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Dr. Dora Rodriguez, Ed.D

Director  of Special Education, 504 & Dyslexia Services

[email protected] 

OFFICE STAFF

 

Liz Montoya

Sp. Ed. Secretary

[email protected] 

Doralia Tamayo

SEMS Clerk

[email protected]

Elvira (Mimi) Noriega

SERS Clerk

[email protected]

Maxine Gonzales

SPED Assessment Clerk

[email protected]

Ruby Mejia-Finner

SPED  Assessment Clerk

[email protected]

ASSESSMENT and SPEECH STAFF

Daisy Bearden

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology  

[email protected] 

Melinda Salinas  

Educational Diagnostician  

[email protected]

Mary Jane Kellogg

Educational Diagnostician

[email protected]

Amelia Melendez

Educational Diagnostician

[email protected]

Gloria Alanis

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology Intern

[email protected]

Valerie De la Fuente

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology Intern

[email protected]

Michelle Pineda-Anzaldua 

Speech Pathologist C.C.C. 

[email protected]

Sylvia Gonzalez  

Speech Pathologist C.C.C.

[email protected]

Rose Garza

Speech Pathologist C.C.C. 

[email protected]

Marissa Mata

Speech Pathologist Asst.

[email protected]

Leticia Tamayo

Speech Pathologist Asst.

[email protected]

INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF and ASSISTANTS

Nellie Barrientes  

SE Lead Teacher/ CTVI 

[email protected]

Lee Garza

Adapted P.E. Teacher 

[email protected]

Aurelio Medrano

Adapted P.E. Assistant

[email protected]

Crystal Galvan

Homebound Teacher

[email protected]

Frank Salinas

Homebound Teacher

[email protected]

RELATED SERVICES

Christopher Brush

Physical Therapist Assistant

[email protected]

Edith Trevino

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

[email protected]

Chris Cuellar

Student Support Services Specialist

[email protected]

CONSULTANTS

Yolanda Hernandez

Educational Diagnostician

 

Believe and Care

Registered Occupational Therapist

 

Sandra de la Tejera

Physical Therapist, Licensed