Special Education Services at Intermediate School

All students who receive special education services have been evaluated by professionals trained in the suspected area of disability. Once the Team (including parents and the classroom teacher) has met and determined that the child needs special education service, an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) is developed. The IEP is a legal document that insures the student’s needs are appropriately met. The IEP is reviewed and updated at least once per year and an evaluation is conducted every three years.

Special education services are provided in the student’s typical building of attendance in the general education classroom, resource room, therapy room, or special classroom.  At times, a student may be educated outside of the district in a special school to meet their individual needs.  An Individual Education Program (IEP) is developed to meet each student’s unique special education needs.

Students must meet state of Minnesota eligibility criteria in one of 12 disability categories in order to receive services age 7-21.  These categories are included below with links to the Minnesota Department of Education web site for more information: 

 Procedural Safeguards, or Parent’s Rights information, for parents of students eligible for special education services are available here.


ISD 518 Special Programs

1117 Marine Ave. Worthington, MN 56187
Main Office: 507-727-1220
Fax: 507-372-2980

Allison Eitreim
Director of Special Education

Jill Stiefvater
Assistant Director of Special Education
507-727-1220 ext. 6103

Malory Fritz
Administrative Assistant

Konnie Beck
SEAT Team Secretary


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