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United States Army
1501 William C. Lee Rd (inside gate 1)
Fort Campbell, KY 42223
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, requires states and territories to provide early intervention and special education services to eligible children and young adults. Early intervention services, or EIS, are available for children from birth to 3 years old, and special education services are available to children from 3 to 21 years old. Installation EFMP Family Support providers can provide specific information and resources for these services.
All states and territories must provide early intervention services to children who have, or are at risk for having, developmental delays, from birth to their third birthday.
Most CONUS locations, local school districts or health departments provide these early intervention services. The program is called different names in different areas, but it is often referred to as Part C because that is the section of the law that pertains to early intervention. The Education Directory for Children with Special Needs has a list of resources specific to each state to help you determine who you should contact. Your installation EFMP Family Support provider can also answer your questions.
If you are moving OCONUS or to a CONUS location with a DODEA school (and you live on installation), your child will receive EIS through the Defense Department’s Educational and Developmental Intervention Services, or EDIS, program.
When moving, you should hand carry copies of your child's most current individual family service plan, or IFSP, and the most current evaluation reports to your new home to ensure they are not lost.
All states and territories provide special education and related services to eligible children between the ages of 3 through 21.
When a child transfers to a different district in the same state, the new school must provide a free, appropriate public education, including comparable services, until the previously held IEP is adopted or a new one is developed and implemented. When a child transfers to another state, the receiving school must provide comparable services until an IEP review can determine if a new evaluation or IEP is appropriate.
If you are moving and your child receives special education and related services, you should hand carry all necessary school and medical documents, including the most current IEP and current evaluation reports. Hand carrying these documents ensures that they are not lost and allows the new school to begin the process as soon as you arrive.
Fort Campbell School Information
School Age Services (ages 3 through 21 years)
Fort Campbell Schools provides special education and related services to all eligible students who meet the enrollment requirements.
Special education services are provided within a wide continuum of educational placements and services to address a students’ unique needs. Additional Related Services for individual students are determined by a school multi-disciplinary team (Case Study Committee) that includes the parent(s) impairments
Special Education Records
Parents of children enrolled in special education should hand-carry copies of all pertinent school and medical documents to include their children’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) and current testing and evaluation reports to provide to the new school.
It is helpful if parents call the Ft. Campbell School Community Office in advance of their arrival so we can plan for a smooth transition to our schools.
Special Education Instructional Systems Specialist (SpED ISS)
Mrs. Jerri Anderson, EdS
Fort Campbell Dependent Schools
84 Texas Avenue
Fort Campbell, KY 4223-5127
270-439-1927 Ext. 5042