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 Liaison News
Newsletter by Nancy Hovde

Keys to Success Conference
Saturday, October 25, 2014
University of Wisconsin-Stout


Parent Night -- Your child can work
Monday, October 27, 5-8 pm
CESA 11 Office, Turtle Lake

Family Fall Harvest Celebration
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5:30-6:30 pm
Alliance Church, Menomonie


Rice Lake PIPPE Flyer

Danbury PIP Flyer

Dunn County Resource Guide

CWDA Newsletter - Fall 2014

Typing for Communication presentation

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!







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