School District


Burton School District's Office of Special Education is pleased to provide this website for the benefit of our great employees, our wonderful and supportive parents and the surrounding community. We hope that this website will help in providing the information and tools that are needed to aid our children in preparing for the challenges of the 21st century. We hope that this website will also serve to improve teamwork and collaboration between our staff and parents. We hope that you find your web experience a pleasant one and take advantage of all of the great resources that it has to offer.



The mission of the Burton School District's Office of Special Education is to provide leadership, guidance and support to the school and surrounding community we serve in order to maximize learning for all; and within an inclusive environment, foster a love of learning that will light our children's way to a successful and positive future and continue to contribute to and benefit from our diverse society that we live in and enjoy.



Please check your school calendar for the upcoming events and activities.  Remember, it is your continual support that makes the Burton School District so great!!!


For Your Information

Please be patient as we update our website for the upcoming school year.  Also, if you come across any resources or contacts that you feel would benefit other parents or staff members, please send them to bward@burtonschools.org.


You can now follow us on twitter: twitter.com/Burton_SPED 
For information regarding the Morgan Hill Case and your rights as parents in regards to it please go to the following website:  http://www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcase
Glossary of Terms

FAPE - Free appropriate public education

IEP - Individualized Education Plan

LRE - Least Restrictive Environment

RSP - Resource Specialist Program

CBM - Curriculum-based Measurement

SEPSpecial Education Process and Services