Paul Warren
    Administrative Director

      (209) 331-7061
       (209) 331-7084 Fax

           Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Local Plan
Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Local Plan Narrative

The Student Support Services Office is the Administrative Office for the Lodi Area Special Education Region (LASER) Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA).  Local education agencies or districts served by LASER are:

This office encompass Student Services for the following departments:

 Mental Health Services 
  MAA and Medi-Cal
Region 1

Jon Price, Coordinator
(209) 331-7131

Health and Speech Therapy Services
Region 2
Mitzi Grace, Coordinator
(209) 331-7075

Special Education
Region 3
Erin Aitken, Coordinator
(209) 331-7080

Psychological Services
Region 4

Marie Burkin-Caffese, Coordinator
(209) 331-7085

Special Education
Infant and Preschool

Denice Mangrum, Coordinator
(209) 331-7366

Special Education
TPP & Adult Programs

Lisa Chaves, Coordinator
(209) 331-7083

The LASER SELPA is governed by the Superintendents' Council, superintendents from each of the member districts.  The SELPA is advised by the Community Advisory Committee, a group of parents and educators who meet periodically to consider and advise the SELPA on various areas of its services and operations.
LASER continually seeks new members and would welcome your membership.  Please click to see a calendar of meetings, other sources of information and to register as a new member.  Registration is free and open to any interested parties or call the SELPA office at (209) 331-7061 for more information.

Program Specialists are available to assist you with any questions or concerns you have regarding your child between the ages of birth to 22 years. You may also contact them for questions about suspected disabilities or a referral to special education.


             DATES:                                          LOCATION:

  • October 20, 2022                                  1305 E. Vine Street, Lodi, CA  95240         
  • March 8, 2023                                         1305 E. Vine Street, Lodi, CA   95240

All meetings are scheduled from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

If you have any questions please contact the Student Services/SELPA Department at (209) 331-7061.