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

News & Announcements

Board of Governors Public Hearing NoticeCOMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAScholarship Applications for 2020-2021 Awards now Available

The submission period for new applications for 2020-2021 is open until May 1, 2020.

  1. The Dr. Lynnette Robinson Scholarship for Inclusive Education - For high school seniors who express intention of pursuing a career in special education or a related field such as school psychology, social work, or counseling. $1500 award up to 4 years.
  2. The Bob Grundstrom Memorial Scholarship - For high school seniors who receive special education services. One time award of $1500.
CPI Update

The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention CPI Refresher trainings for March, April, and May have been cancelled. We know you are working hard to stay safe and healthy, take care of your families and the students you serve. The NCCSE Cabinet, composed of the 14 Special Education Directors have approved extending the certification of those whose certification expired/is about to expire during January, February, March, April, and May 2020 by 9 months. We will post updates here as we schedule new trainings.

COVID-19 Information

The County of San Diego issued a public health order effective Thursday, March 12, 2020, restricting meetings/gatherings and implementation of social distancing in shared spaces. This is in conjunction with Governor Newsom’s executive order to control the spread of COVID-19. Due to these and in light of the changing situation around COVID-19, our offices are closed effective Monday, March 16.

For resources visit: https://www.sdcoe.net/news/Pages/KPBS-school-closure-resources.aspx


El Condado de San Diego emitió una orden de salud pública efectiva a partir del jueves 12 de marzo de 2020, restringiendo las juntas/reuniones y la implementación del distanciamiento social en espacios compartidos. Esto está en conjunto con la orden ejecutiva del Gobernador Newsom para controlar la propagación de COVID-19. Debido a esto y a la luz de la situación cambiante en torno a COVID-19, nuestras oficinas permanecerán cerradas a partir del lunes 16 de marzo.

Para recursos visite: https://www.sdcoe.net/news/Pages/KPBS-school-closure-resources.aspx

2020 Excellence in Special Education Awards

The Awards will be presented virtually. More information to follow.


Los premios serán presentados virtualmente. Más información proximámente.

Professional Development Opportunities for Special Educators

Professional Development Opportunities

Visit our professional development page to register for workshops.


Useful Documents

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.