Wyoming Area Special Education Department
Mrs. Stephanie Anuszewski, Special Education Director
Mrs. Lesley Ratchford, Special Education Secretary
Mrs. Kristi Wilk, School Psychologist
Mrs. Katelyn Marianelli, School Psychologist
Special Education Updates
Change in Age of Eligibility for Free and Appropriate Public Education The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is writing to communicate an important policy change that will provide continued education services to special education students. This policy change will ensure students can access Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) as they are entitled under federal law.
Effective no later than September 5, 2023, all students entitled to FAPE and all of the rights and procedural safeguards under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Chapter 14 of Title 22 of the Pennsylvania Code may remain enrolled in public school until they turn 22 years of age. This includes students who turned 21 and exitedduring or after the 2022-2023 school term.