The Blue Springs R-IV School District offers a range of special services in order to provide a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities. Parents who believe their children have a disability can contact the school counselor, the principal, the liaison process coordinator, or the district special services department.
Our local compliance plan is available for public view at the Bartow Administrative Building between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
Procedural Safeguards Notice Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Parents’ Bill of Rights are available in additional translations (Amharic, Arabic, Chinese-traditional, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Romanian, Rwandan, Samoan, Serbian, Bosnian, Somali, Swahili, Urdu, and Vietnamese). For more information, contact the building Liaison Process Coordinator, building Principal or the office of the Special Education Department at (816) 874-3200.Process Coordinator Contacts
Early Childhood Special Education Process Coordinator/Diagnosticians Shellie Wolfenbarger Process Coordinator Angela Jackson Diagnostician Jill Cowan Diagnostician
Elementary Process Coordinators
JLE, JNE, JWE, LFE, SPE, TUE
Elizabeth Milligan Liaison Sarah Brackenbury Strategies Charna Wunder Evaluations Amia Ford EvaluationsCLE, CME, DYE, FSE, WBE, WYE Lauren Stutzman Liaison Adrianne Kelly Strategies Elizabeth Hooper Evaluations Jennifer Rye EvaluationsMiddle School Process Coordinators
Julia Brush Liaison Sheryl Spencer Strategies Victoria Miller EvaluationsHigh School Process Coordinators Tracy Truex Liaison April Fallis Strategies Stacy Berry EvaluationsSpecial Program Process Coordinators
Stephanie Isaacks Out-of a District Placements Christie Nesbitt Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing PC & Educational Consultant
The Blue Springs R-IV School District provides a free appropriate public education to each qualified person with a disability in the District’s jurisdiction. Under Section 504 federal regulations, a free and appropriate education consists of the provision of regular or special education and related aids and services designed to meet individual educational needs of disabled persons as adequately as the needs of nondisabled persons are met.
- Section 504 Procedural Safeguards
Procedural Safeguards Notice Section 504 Parent/Student Rights in Identification, Evaluation, and Placement can be made available in foreign language translations. For more information, contact your school’s 504 Building Coordinator, Principal or the office of the Special Education Services at (816) 874-3200.
Special Services1801 NW Vesper StreetBlue Springs, MO 64015Phone: 816.874.3200Fax: 816.228.1056Dr. Jill BrownDirector of Special ServicesMr. Randy LaskowskiAssistant Director of Special ServicesDr. Barbara WoolseyAssistant Director of Special ServicesMrs. Leslie MannsAdministrative AssistantMrs. Marisa BarzeeAdministrative Assistant