About Riverside County SELPA

The Riverside County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) is the largest multi-district SELPA in California, with 26 member local educational agencies (LEAs).  The SELPA is responsible for providing guidance and support to its member LEAs in the implementation of the legal requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA), and its supporting regulations for Special Education.  The SELPA is the regionalized services link between the California Department of Education (CDE) Special Education Division and the LEAs.  Members work collaboratively together and with other public agencies to make available a full continuum of special education services for students with disabilities from birth to age 22. The SELPA provides support in the following areas, with the contact person indicated in the table below.