Welcome to the Barre Unified Union School District (BUUSD) Special Services Department
The Barre Unified Union School District Special Services Department strives to meet the educational, social/emotional, and behavioral needs of all eligible children in grades Pre-K-12 through a variety of comprehensive programs. Students may require specialized instruction, modified curricula or accommodations in order to experience success in school and meet their individualized learning needs.
Students who require support services are often identified through an array of means including child find activities as mandated by federal law, referrals from parents, teachers, the medical community, and human service agencies.
In addition to the provision of services, our office serves as the liaison for numerous local, state, and federal programs that provide services to students including The McKinney Vento Act for the Education of Homeless Children, Interagency Coordination of Educational Stability for Students in Foster Care, School Psychologists, and Occupational and Physical Therapists.
Child Find Notice
The Barre Unified Union School District (BUUSD) is required by Federal law to locate, identify and evaluate all children with disabilities. The process of locating, identifying and evaluating children with disabilities is known as Child Find.
As the school district of residence, BUUSD has the responsibility to identify and provide services to any child with special needs who may require special education and related services in order to access and benefit from public education. If you have, or know of any BUUSD resident who has a child with a disability under the age of 21, or a child who attends a private school located in Barre City or Barre Town, please contact Stacy Anderson, Director of Special Services firstname.lastname@example.org or 476-5011.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
Request for Contracted/Related Services Proposals
The Barre Unified Union School District is seeking proposals for contracted and related services for the 2020-21 school year. See our RFP here:
- VT Agency of Education Special Education Family Resources
- Rules and Regulations Governing Special Education in VT
- Notice of Procedural Safeguards
- Vermont Family Network
- Special Education Records Act
- Section 504 Notice to Parents
- Additional A.D.A. & Section 504 Resources
- Homeless / McKinney Vento Resources