Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

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Emiko Chapman

Director, Special Education & Pupil Services
(310) 750-0551 

The special education and pupil personnel services department is a division of Educational Services that is responsible for the leadership, administration, and supervision for Special Education, Section 504, and Health Services.  Our department is passionate about supporting our students to ensure they are receiving the appropriate levels of support to meet their individualized needs in the least restrictive environment.  Our goal is to work in collaboration with parents, the community, and school teams in order to provide the most optimal outcomes for all students.


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Our staff within this division who support our students and their programs include:

  • Program Specialists
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Adaptive Physical Education Teachers
  • School Psychologists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Behavior Intervention Team
  • Special Education Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Health Clerks