Welcome to Special Services

  • Sue Ann Bube Director of Special Services 206-236-3329
    Beth DeGrace Assistant Director of Special Services 206-230-6036
    Gina Pijpker Special Services Administrative Assistant 206-236-3329
    Hannah Bolivar

    Special Education Instructional Coach
    (Elementary PLP)

    Simone Carmel Early Childhood Education Coordinator 206-230-6032
    Joan Papasedero

    Special Education Instructional Coach
    (Resource Room Program)

    Julie Riccio

    Special Education Instructional Coach
    (Secondary PLP)

    Nicki Winder

    Special Education Instructional Coach
    (Compass Programs)
    Special Education Records Request spedrecords@mercerislandschools.org  

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    Approximately 10% of the Mercer Island School District K-12 student population qualifies for one or more special education services. Special education is a federal and state-mandated program that districts are obligated to provide. We are committed to all students on the continuum of learning. At the left of your screen, please see the special education programs we offer. 

    If you suspect your school-age child has a disability that is impacting their education, please contact the psychologist at your child's school:

    For general questions about the MISD Special Education program, contact Administrative Assistant Gina Pijpker at 206-236-3329