Preschool special education services, for children ages 3 to 5 (not of kindergarten age as of September first deadline), provide special strategies to help children reach their developmental milestones.
For more information regarding your preschool child, refer to the Arizona Department of Education - Early Childhood Department: Frequently Asked Questions.
For families with preschool age children who reside with Chandler Unified School District boundaries, you may contact your neighborhood school for more information regarding Child Find. Click here for a boundary map.
If your preschool age child (not eligible for kindergarten) needs to be screened to determine if an evaluation is necessary, you may contact our assessment team, currently at Hancock Elementary, and they will assist you with next steps. If you prefer to call, you can reach Erika Cranson, preschool clerk at 480-883-5979. For more detailed information, please refer to this tip sheet: Priority Preschool Information
Kindergarten age, or will be entering Kindergarten soon, please contact your neighborhood school.
Kindergarten Information Website-- includes practice activites to prepare for kindergarten.
Our special education office is always available to assist you in answering any questions you may have regarding the special education process for your child. You may contact Janice Gorence at 480-224-3733.
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