California Department of Education,
Special Education Resources

Information and resources from CDE regarding guidance and distance learning related to Special Education. More information can be found directly at the CDE Coronavirus (COVID) response page.

Official Messages, Communication, and Question/Answers

Distance Learning Resources, Virtual Town Halls, and Support Circles


Innovations in Special Education Webinar Series from the California Department of Education

Additional Webinars in the Distance Learning Series related to Special Education

Supporting You Supporting Students Series - Mental Health

Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE)

The Commission is an advisory body required by Federal (20 USC 1412[a][21]) and State Statute (EC 33590-6). The ACSE provides recommendations and advice to the State Board of Education, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Legislature, and the Governor in new or continuing areas of research, program development and evaluation in California special education. Upcoming meeting agendas and past recordings are available.