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Welcome to NCCSE

The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE) is a Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) that is composed of 14 school districts in North San Diego County.



News and Announcements


NCCSE Community Advisory Committee Awards Ceremony

NCCSE Community Advisory Committee Excellence in Special Education Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
North County Regional Education Center, 255 Pico Avenue, San Marcos 92069

You are invited to attend this uplifting celebration of the 2015 Excellence in Special Education Award recipients – the educators, students, parents, employers and community members who demonstrate excellence in special education!

Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Lisa Houghtelin, NCCSE Parent Liaison at 760-761-5120 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For a list of this year’s award recipients click here.

Community Advisory Committee Meetings

Not able to attend a recent Community Advisory Committee meeting?
Video recordings are available on line!
Click here to view the information and presentations.


Teaching Techniques and Technology Tools


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Do you have the technology available and do not know how to use it? Would you like to learn techniques to use it in your work setting?

Join us August 10-11, 2015 for 2 days of learning and fun! FREE for participants that are employed by any of our member districts.  A team of national and local presenters will be here to share with us!

Come learn about:

  • switch access for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and curriculum,
  • creating eBooks,
  • putting interactive whiteboards to use,
  • tools for integrating AAC and technology for Universal Design Learning (UDL),
  • current research on writing development and supports,
  • aligning assistive technology (AT) and communication with Common Core Standards for students with autism and complex disabilities,
  • Unique Learning Systems,
  • adapting curriculum for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) students,
  • apps for iPad and Google chrome
  • and much more!

Sign up now!  You won’t want to miss the T6 interactive scavenger hunt with a chance to win awesome prizes!

Watch our trailer below!

More information and registration here.



Professional Development Opportunities

Check our Professional Development Opportunities calendar  and register for workshops all in one convenient place.

If you are employed or affiliated with another SELPA, Institute of Higher Education, a Non Public School (NPS), or a parent/staff from outside of NCCSE you may now pre-register right here online and we will process your registration once payment is received! More details can be found here.  

 We are an approved continuing education provider for the following boards:

(Please check our workshop descriptions for specific CEU availability)

CA Speech Language and Audiology Board 

CA Board of Behavioral Sciences 

Behavior Analyst Certification Board 


All licensees are responsible to sign in and out of each session and must provide NCCSE with their certification number.

To register and for our complete list of workshop offerings click on the "register for workshops" link on the left or visit our Professional Development Opportunities page.

Useful Videos

Adult Transition Program

What are the options students have after graduating from high school? Watch the following video to see a sample of what an Adult Transition Program is.

Parents, students and employers, for more information contact your local school district's special education department.


Orientation and Mobility Staff from NCCSE Makes A Difference in the Community!

Debi Parker, Orientation and Mobility Instructor for North Coastal Consortium for Special Education, recently took on the daunting task of petitioning the City of San Marcos to install APS devices at two intersections in the city.

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