Special Education

Our Services

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools, provides both in-classroom (program) and itinerant support and assessment services as agreed upon in the IEP process. Itinerant services include assessment and related services to programs operated by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Kern Consortium SELPA member school districts and charter schools, as well as Kern High School District, Bakersfield City School District and Sierra Sands SELPA. Districts and SELPAs may access these highly specialized services by making a request through the Kern SELPA Search and Serve process. These services include but are not limited to Special Day classes for those needing the specialized settings as well as itinerant services including adaptive physical education, audiological services, itinerant deaf and hard of hearing services, occupational therapy, orientation and mobility services, specialized orthopedic services, speech therapy services and specialized vision services.