Special Education

Killingly High School is committed to educating all students who meet the criteria for eligibility under Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and to providing a range of opportunities for our special needs students. Our special education services here at KHS offer a variety of educational opportunities and provides support in the areas of mental, emotional, social and physical growth.

The following is a list of parent resources:

A Parent's Guide to Special Education

Special Education Procedural Safeguards

Parental Notification of the Laws Relating to Restraint and Seclusion

Transition Bill of Rights

Building a Bridge: A Transition Manual for Students

Bureau of Special Education (BSE) Resources


Staff Info

Alison Hirsch- Special Education Department Chair

Christina Bulmer- 12th Grade Special Education Teacher

Sam Caramante-10th-12th Grade Tier 2 Special Education Teacher

Lisa Higgins- 9th Grade Special Education Teacher

Sandra Rukstela- Tier 3  Special Education Teacher

Shannon Taylor-11th Grade Special Education Teacher

Layne Whitley- Monarch Special Education Teacher

John Williams- 10th Grade Special Education Teacher