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Executive Director of Special Education
This program provides $1,500 one-time online grants for parents/caregivers of eligible students served by special education that have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.
Families of eligible students can use the online accounts to obtain educational materials, resources, and/or services such as additional therapy, tutoring, or other specific services.
Beginning November 1, 2021, to be eligible for the SSES grant, students must currently be:
Apply Today: English, Spanish
Call: SPEDTex at 1-855-773-3839
What is SSES? Program Overview PDF: English, Spanish
SSES Parent Webinar: English, Spanish
SSES Homepage: English, Spanish
SSES FAQs: English, Spanish
Additional Resources: English (landing page with Spanish and other languages resources included)
2017 school year, the Texas Education
Agency (TEA) changed the way it reports special education
enrollment in school systems. TEA no longer includes a target for a school system’s total numbers of students in special
education as part of state monitoring.
For special education representation, TEA only reports on over-
representation within certain race, ethnicity and disability categories, as required by federal law. School systems cannot use this reporting data to delay, deny or prevent a referral for an evaluation for special
Parents or Guardians:
A parent or guardian has the right to request a special education evaluation at any time. It is best to submit this request in writing to your school's principal or to the school district's special education director. If your child is pre-school age and not yet enrolled in school, send the letter to the district's special education director.
If the school knows or has reason to suspect that the student has a disability and a need for special education services, the school must refer the student for a special education evaluation.
More information on evaluation timelines can be found at: direc.to/dVYR
A parent or guardian has the right to request a special education evaluation at any time.
TEA has created topic specific information for families. Please visit direc.to/dVYo to access these resources.
Family members can call1-855-773-3839 or log on to SpEdTx.org find answers to their questions as well as general information about special education.
Updated April 24, 2020
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