The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE) is a Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) composed of 14 school districts in North San Diego County.

News & Announcements

Nominations for the 2022 Excellence in Special Education Awards now open!

card with thank you noteThank that someone special who has made a difference in the life of a child with special needs by making a nomination!
Nominations must be received by March 15, 2022
The Awards will be presented at the NCCSE CAC Awards Ceremony on May 25, 2022 (location TBA).

Nomination Form

¡Agradezca a esa persona especial que ha marcado la diferencia en la vida de un niño con necesidades especiales al hacer una nominación!
Las nominaciones deben recibirse antes del 15 de marzo de 2022
Los premios se entregarán en la Ceremonia de entrega de premios NCCSE CAC el 25 de mayo de 2022 (ubicación por confirmar).

Formulario de Nominación

Scholarship Applications for the 2022-2023 School Year Now Available

Please note that the scholarship submission period for new applications for 2022-2023 is open until March 31, 2022.

  1. The Dr. Lynnette Robinson Scholarship for Inclusive Education - For high school seniors who want to pursue a career in special education or a related field.
  2. The Bob Grundstrom Memorial Scholarship Information - For high school seniors who receive special education services.


El período de presentación de becas para nuevas solicitudes para 2022-2023 está abierto hasta el 31 de marzo de 2022.

La beca Dr. Lynnette Robinson para educación inclusiva: para estudiantes de último año de secundaria que desean seguir una carrera en educación especial o un campo relacionado.
Información sobre la beca Bob Grundstrom Memorial: para estudiantes del último año de la escuela secundaria que reciben servicios de educación especial.

Haga clic en los enlaces arriba.

Public Hearing NoticeDigital Resources for Families

On this site, you will find useful resources to help you understand and navigate the technology and terms used for distance learning.  The goal is to provide a SELPA-wide, user-friendly resource for the parents and families we serve within the 14 school districts that comprise the North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE).

Contact Numbers and Office Hours

Please note that our contact numbers have changed. Our new main phone number is 760-307-1657. When you call, you will be greeted with a voicemail from the San Diego County of Education, we are in the process of updating our voicemail and contact phone numbers on our website.

The NCCSE office is open by appointment only until further notice. Please call to make an appointment.

COVID-19 Information

The County of San Diego issued a public health order effective Thursday, March 12, 2020, restricting meetings/gatherings and implementation of social distancing in shared spaces. This is in conjunction with Governor Newsom’s executive order to control the spread of COVID-19. Due to these and in light of the changing situation around COVID-19, our offices are closed effective Monday, March 16.

For resources visit: https://www.sdcoe.net/news/Pages/KPBS-school-closure-resources.aspx


El Condado de San Diego emitió una orden de salud pública efectiva a partir del jueves 12 de marzo de 2020, restringiendo las juntas/reuniones y la implementación del distanciamiento social en espacios compartidos. Esto está en conjunto con la orden ejecutiva del Gobernador Newsom para controlar la propagación de COVID-19. Debido a esto y a la luz de la situación cambiante en torno a COVID-19, nuestras oficinas permanecerán cerradas a partir del lunes 16 de marzo.

Para recursos visite: https://www.sdcoe.net/news/Pages/KPBS-school-closure-resources.aspx

Professional Development Opportunities for Special Educators

Professional Development Opportunities

Visit our professional development page to register for workshops.


Useful Documents

Useful Videos

Adult Transition Program

What are the options students have after graduating from high school? Watch the following video to see a sample of what an Adult Transition Program is.

Parents, students and employers, for more information contact your local school district's special education department.