Special Education Service Center

500 S. Jefferson
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 253-4600

Special Services offers a wide range of programs and services are provided for children ages 5 to 21 with special educational needs in the Natrona County School District. The primary purpose of special education is to ensure that exceptional children develop mentally, physically, socially and emotionally.

Every school in the district provides special education services within resource rooms as well as regular classrooms.  Some schools also have district-wide programs.

Services are provided for students with educational disabilities in full compliance with regulations and requirements of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the federal mandates as outlined in the individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Mission: In support of the mission of Natrona County School District 1, the Special Education Service Center provides exceptional professional support to school personnel in the education of students with special needs.

District Programs

Adult Based Learning Environment (ABLE)

Behavior Academic and Social Education (BASE)

Functional Life Skills (FLS)

Intensive Life Skills (ILS)

SESC Leadership Team

Ted Hanson – Director of Special Services

Norm Cox – Assistant Director of Special Services

Lori Cetak – Special Ed Coordinator

Nancy Johnson – Special Ed Coordinator

Mindy McGlade – Gifted & Talented Coordinator

Brandi Ramage – Gifted & Talented Counselor


Related & Support Services

Adaptive Technology Services

Assistive Technology Services

Audiology Services

Autism Support

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services

Educational Resource Center

Mental Health Providers

Occupation & Physical Therapy

Parent Resource Center

Psychological Services

Speech and Language Services

Transition Services

Vision Services


Coming Soon


Goal 1: Develop a system (including implementation, monitoring, and adjusting) for the differentiation of subgroups in order to engage all students in learning aligning to Wyoming nine content-area standards.

Goal 2: By 2019, NCSD will achieve an overall stakeholder satisfaction rating of 80% from annual climate surveys of students, parents, and staff.