A very capable and talented person serves as the Wallowa ESD’s School Psychologist and Special Education Coordinator. Countywide coordination of special education services, student testing and records retention are big portions of the service. The Coordinator also evaluates resource room instruction and staff. This person also serves as a consultant to the school districts to help in meeting their special education obligations.
ESD Special education personnel provide the staffing for the resource rooms in Joseph, Wallowa, and Enterprise School Districts. This program serves K-12 special needs students, some of which are medically fragile or require one-on-one assistance for the entire school day. A talented staff of 5 teachers and 7 instructional aides provide not only instructional services to students but also provide monitoring of classroom modifications and school to work transition services.