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        Jonathan Martin
       Administrative Director

        Debbie Burgdorf
      Administrative Assistant
      (209) 331-7061
       (209) 331-7084 Fax





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:

Health and Speech Therapy Services
Region 1

Jon Price, Coordinator

Mental Health Services
Paul Warren, Coordinator

Psychological Services
Region 3 & 4

Marie Burkin-Caffese, Coordinator

Special Education
Region 2

Mitzi Grace, Coordinator
Special Education
Region 3

Tom Powell, Coordinator
Special Education
Region 4

Denice Mangrum, Coordinator


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.