Session 2 – Extended School Year (ESY)

Extended School Year or ESY refers to  special education and/or  related services provided beyond the normal school year of a school division for the purpose of providing a Free    Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to a student with a disability. Offered on November 17, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon, this is the perfect time of year to learn about ESY so you will be prepared to take documentation over school breaks.  Documentation could help decide if your child qualifies for ESY.  To register, link to

Learn about:

  1. The factors to be considered when determining ESY,
  2. when to discus ESY,
  3. what is NOT ESY, and
  4. what procedures the IEP team must follow to determine ESY for a student

Presenter is Hank Millward, Director, Office of Specialized Education Facilities and Family Engagement, the VA Dept. of Education.

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