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Student Support & Special Services Branch

Provides leadership, guidance, training, and resources that support opportunities for students to become healthy, productive, and lifelong learners.

William Ellerbee,
Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction

Phone: 916-319-0797
Fax: 916-319-0100

Biography for William Ellerbee, Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction


After School Division

Coordinated Student Support Division
Provides resources and instructional strategies that give students the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual support needed to learn.

Nutrition Services Division
Administers the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Child Nutrition Programs and the Food Distribution Program in California.

Special Education Division
Provides information and resources to serve the unique needs of individuals with disabilities so that each person will meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and non-academic skills.

State Special Schools & Services Division
Provides services to deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired students in addition to offering local educational agency (LEA) special education programs with assessment services, technical assistance and staff development.

Questions:   Student Support & Special Services Branch | 916-319-0797
Last Reviewed: Monday, December 4, 2017