Special Education Department

Devine Special Education Department 
205 W College Ave 
Devine, TX 78016 
(830) 851-0725
(830) 665-9417 fax

Disability is a natural part of the Human experience”, The Developmental Disabilities Assistance Act and The Bill of Rights Act, August 5, 1993.

The vision of the Devine ISD Special Education Department is to support the intellectual, academic, linguistic, social, emotional, physical and vocational development of ALL students to their full potential.

It is the responsibility of all members of the educational community to provide quality services to students with disabilities that promotes access to appropriate opportunities to maximize their individual development in areas of education, vocation, and independence. The ultimate goal for students with disabilities is to provide services in an inclusive and supportive environment to the greatest extent allowable for their individual needs.

The mission of Devine ISD Special Education department is to develop services for students on an individual basis, recognizing learning differences and needs and promoting individual development through challenging curriculum and high expectations for all students.

By providing appropriate assessment, curriculum, and instruction with the necessary accommodations, an individual education plan (I.E.P.) is developed for each student in the area(s) of need to promotes student success in academic, vocational, social, and independent living skills.

The Devine Special Education Department strongly supports collaborative practices and the acceptance of shared responsibility for the education of every student. Our department offers a full array of services to meet the individual needs of students in our district and supports high expectations of success for ALL students.

Transition/Employment Services Designee:
Kara Navarro
Devine High School
1225 W. Hondo Ave.
Devine, TX  78016
830-665-9417 FAX
[email protected] 

Texas Transition - Student-Centered Transition Network Website

Transición de Texas: sitio web de la red de transición centrada en el estudiante

Texas Transition Guide - Website

Texas Transition and Employment Guide

Guia de Transición y Empleo de Texas

Updates on Special Education - CHILD FIND

Beginning with the 2017 school year, the Texas Education
Agency (TEA) changed the way it reports special education
enrollment in school systems. TEA no longer includes a target
for a school system’s total numbers of students in special
education as part of state monitoring.

SB139 - Updates on Special Education

TEA Resources

A partir del ano escolar 2017, la Angencia de Educación de Texas (TEA pro sus siglas en inglés) cambio la froma en que informa la inscripción a la educación especial en sistemas escolares. La TEA ya no incluye un objetivo para el número total de estudiantes en educación especial del sistema escolar como parte de la supervision del estado.

SB139 - Actualizaciones en Educación Especial

Recursos de TEA




A Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process



Operating Guidelines:

The Operating Guidelines outline policies and procedures
related to Special Education in Devine ISD and offer
specific strategies and supports available to educators in
DISD. The Operating Guidelines are available in the Special
Education Office.

Pautas operativas:
Las pautas operativas estipulan las regulaciones y
procedimientos relacionados con la Educación Especial en
el Distrito escolar independiente de Devine y ofrece
estrategias específicas y ayudas a disposición de los
docentes en DISD. Estas pautas operativas pueden leerse
en oficina de Educacion Especial.

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