About Us

The Office of Special Education is responsible for improving results for children and youth with exceptionalities, primarily through leadership and financial support to local education agencies and for the administration of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA).

National Special Education Day

December 2nd is National Special Education Day, which commemorates the anniversary of the nation’s first federal special education law. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law on December 2, 1972. Read more about our Heroes of Education who are committed to supporting, enhancing and advancing special education in West Virginia. #SpecialEducationDay #WVSpecialEducationDay

Meet Our Heroes of Education ❯

Contact Us

  • Fax: (304) 558-0459

  • Building 6
    1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
    Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330