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


Colfax Head Start Enrollment Form

Parenting Class Offerings

Scholarships announced!

Contributed by: Chewning Legal, LLC
Chewning Legal, LLC, a Social Security law firm here in Wisconsin, has announced that they have put together a $500 scholarship.  They have reserved this opportunity for graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin, who plan on attending a 4-year college or university, and have a parent or parents who are currently receiving SSDI or SSI (Social Security Disability or Income). 
Applications will only be accepted online.  The scholarship application deadline isApril 30, 2015.  To complete the application, view eligibility requirements, and obtain other pertinent information, please visit http://chewninglegal.com/chewning-legal-llc-scholarship/.

Transition Improvement Grant (TIG) Scholarship
Applications Now Being Accepted
The Transition Improvement Grant is now accepting applications for the 2015 scholarships.  TIG will be awarding two $1,000.00 scholarships to students with a disability pursuing further education.  Students must be graduating in the Spring of 2015, and be a student receiving special education services.  Students must complete and submit the online application and essay questions to be considered.
The application may be completed by clicking HERE or by visiting www.witig.org
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. March 31, 2015.

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

Need help with your child’s special needs or attempts to diagnose a special need? Contact Wisconsin First Step 24/7 Hotline, 800-642-7837 or www.mch-hotlines.org to get agency and provider information to help you get connected!


Rice Lake PIPPE Flyer

Danbury PIP Flyer

Dunn County Resource Guide

CWDA Newsletter - Winter 2014/2015

Family Engagement Newsletter -- January 2015
Family Engagement Newsletter Submission Form







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