Special Education

970 N. Glenn Rd.
Casper, WY 82601
(307) 253-5483

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.  There are district programs at certain schools which provide services to students with intense needs.

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

Angie Hayes – Director of Differentiation and Early Childhood

Norm Cox – Director of Grants

Lori Cetak – Assistant Director of Special Services

Kathryn Seeley – Assistant Director of Special Services

Related & Support Services

Adaptive Physical Education
Assistive Technology Services
Audiology Services – Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services
Behavior Interventionists
Educational Resource Center
Foundations For Success
Homebound Special Education Teacher
Mental Health Providers
Occupation & Physical Therapy
Parent Resource Center
Psychological Services
Speech and Language Services
Vision Services



2020 E. 12th St., Casper, WY 82601 (307) 235-5097

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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.