Special Education Services

Colfax Public School
Viking IDEA Program

Our Viking IDEA Program is named after the Individuals with Disabilies Education Act (IDEA) which was passed in congress in 1975. The IDEA Law protects the rights of individuals with special needs and assures s/he receive a free appropriate public education as would any other student.

To learn more about the IDEA act, click here < IDEA >.

We strongly encourage parent involvement, and for parents to take advantage of what the Viking IDEA Program has to offer.


Special Education Process
Step by Step
This guide explains each step in the special education process. In each step, learn what happens, who is involved, and the timeliness associated.

Step by Step Guide
in Word Doc
Step by Step Guide in PDF
Future dates for Special Education Parent Meetings. 
Mark your calendars now.  Please note the time.
 In an attempt to accommodate all parents based upon our parent survey, the meeting times vary. 

March 24, 2014   6:00-7:30 pm.   Topic will be Transition.
  Location will be Special Education Conference Room

May 19, 2014      9:00-10:30 a.m. Topic will be announced.
Location will be Special Education Conference Room


Colfax Liaison News
Newsletter by Nancy Hovde

Parenting the Love & Logic Way
March 25 - April 29, 2014
at the Kids USA Learning Center, Chippewa Falls, WI


Youth Transition Conference
March 26, 2014
UW-Stout Memorial Student Center
8:30 am - 2:05 pm.
YTC booklet

Keys to Success Conference
Communication, Family Engagement and Partnerships
Saturday, March 22, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Turtle Lake School District

CWDA Newsletter Spring 2014

SPOTS Summer Therapy Opportunities

Questions or Comments
Email Us

Mrs Polly Rudi 
Director of Special Education


Parent Resources:
Would you like check out resources available in the Elementary Conference Room. Videos, CDs, DVDs, books, games and learning materials, pamphlets and education guides are availble to Colfax Parents. | Inventory List

News from Special Education


Special Education Procedural Safeguards Booklet

Communicating with the School

Communication Options for Families

What will be discussed at an IEP Meeting







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