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Special Education

Contact Us

Galt Joint Union Elementary School District
Special Education Department
1018 C Street, Suite 210
Galt, CA 95632
Phone (209) 744-4545
Fax (209) 744-4553

Donna Whitlock, Director of Educational Services
(209) 744-4545 ex. 304

Stephanie Semas, Administrative Secretary to Educational Services Director and Special Education
(209) 744-4545 ex. 303

Amanda Johnson, Special Education Program Specialist
(209) 744-4545 ex. 339

Leigh Ann Van Cleave, Behavior Analyst
(209) 744-4545 ex. 344

2017 Extended School Year (ESY) for Special Education

Fairsite Preschool & School Readiness Center
River Oaks Elementary School
Robert L. McCaffrey Middle School

Grade Levels
Preschool-8th Grade

June 19 - July 14 (Closed July 4th)

Daily Schedule
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm

Publications & Resources

A Parent's Guide to Special Education
An effective tool to help parents meet the challenge of active participation in their child's education.

Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Brochure
Parents or relatives of special needs children can find out how to become involved in the SELPA.

Local Plan for Special Education - Sacramento County SELPA
Please contact the SELPA office to review the Local Plan.


The Special Education Department provides services to students who qualify under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Special Education services are provided at all of our schools. The Special Education Department ensures that these specialized programs and services are implemented as specified by the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA).



To refer a child suspected of being disabled or for more information on Special Education services, please contact this department or your local school. See our Directory of Schools & BFLCs.