Special Education

  • The Special Education Department of CHISD will provide the Longhorn Experience by providing individualized educational experiences to all scholars with special learning needs.  Our mission is to provide the supplemental aids and services necessary to assist every CHISD scholar who receives special education services.

    We value:

    • scholars & believe that they constitute the core of our mission.
    • a culture of mutual respect that empowers diverse voices and facilitates dialogue & communication.
    • the development of educators, who are committed to caring, collaborative & dynamic learning environments to promote professional excellence, integrity & accountability.
    • effective, individualized, research-based practices at all levels of teaching & learning.
  • Dyslexia
  • Transition
  • Programs & Services
  • Child Find

Contact Us

  • Regular Hours:
    Monday through Thursday
    8 AM to 4:30 PM
    Friday
    8 AM to 4 PM

    Summer Hours (June/July):
    Monday through Thursday
    7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
    Closed on Friday

    Contact Information:

    Turner

    Derica L.Turner, M.Ed.

    Executive Director of Special Education

    derica.turner@chisd.net

    Debra Reed, Secretary
    972.291.1581 ext. 4703
    debra.reed@chisd.net
    Fax: 972.291.9739


  • Regular Hours:
    Monday through Thursday
    8 AM to 4:30 PM
    Friday
    8 AM to 4:00 PM

    Summer Hours (June/July):
    Monday through Thursday
    8 AM - 5:00 PM
    Closed on Friday

    It is the policy of Cedar Hill ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, services, or activities.