Special Education

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Welcome to Special Education Department at Arvada West! 

Vision: The Special Education department at Arvada West High School will provide specially designed instruction based on evidence-based practices for students who have IEPs to ensure every student’s post-secondary goals are attained. Mission: The Special Education department at Arvada West High School will increase independence in students who have exceptionalities by providing explicit instruction and guidance on self-advocacy which will allow for improved achievement and postsecondary workforce readiness.
In order to meet our mission we commit to the following:
  Foster independence in each student. Presume competence of each student  Support students in determining their success criteria. Encourage positive adult relationships with each student.
Teach appropriate self-advocacy. Champion for self-determination. Promote perseverance. 
Reinforce positive self-image in each student.  Advocate for an environment of inclusivity.

We hope that this page will answer some questions and direct you to where you need to go. 

If you need your case manager, find the link to their name on the side. If you would like to know more about how the special education process works at Arvada West, clink the link on the side. 

Thank you,

The Special Education Department
Arvada West High School

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