Exceptional Student Education - OCPS
Exceptional Student Education

The Exceptional Student Education program plays an important part in addressing the needs of students who are special learners. Over 14 different program and related services are available for eligible students from preschool to 12th grade. The primary focus on each program is to provide the most appropriate educational services for the student through nationally recognized curricula and behavioral approaches.

Support Staff for ESE services

Mrs. Fogarty- Staffing Specialist

Mrs. Mercado- Behavior Support

Ms. Johnson- Behavior Support

ESE Office Contact Information

Beth Elkholi
ESE Clerk

(407) 521-2360 ext. 5082285

Helpful Links

National Autism Awareness Month

Restraint and Seclusion - Parent Brochure

Free Resources and Materials

ESE Parent Support Team


NICHCY - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Parent Focus Group
Area Superintendent, Dr. Cupid-McCoy will be holding an ESE parent focus group on March 8th at 5:00 pm to review the data from the ESE district-wide parent survey, gather input and reactions, and share the next steps. If you have an ESE student (with the exception of gifted students) you are invited to attend. Click HERE to Enter Focus Group Meeting.

There will be an ESE Parent Focus Group in Haitian Creole on March 22 at 4:00 pmClick HERE to Enter ESE Focus Group (Haitian Creole).