602 F Street
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-324-3287
Fax: 219-326-7611

Making a Difference One Life at a Time!

Mrs. Paula Nichols
Send E-mail Contact

We are a cooperative that provides services to students in LaPorte Community Schools, New Prairie United School Corporation, Westville Schools, South Central Schools, Lacrosse and Wanatah.

We service 1,489 students of varying disabilities within our cooperative. We employ 97 teachers and 50 paraprofessionals to provide services to our students.

Print this articleRecords Destruction 2016-17

If you received special education services from the South La Porte County Special Education Cooperative (La Porte, New Prairie, South Central, Westville, LaCrosse or Wanatah Schools) and you graduated or exited from services at least three years prior to May 31, 2017, your records will be destroyed on or about July 1, 2017. If you wish to obtain your records you must submit your written request to South La Porte County Special Education Cooperative, 602 “F” Street, La Porte, IN 46350, attention Julie Pointon. The records will be released only to the former student, now of legal age, upon presentation of a photo ID. You must make your request for records by May 15, 2017, which provides the required notice to our office.

Attached document

Print this articleSpecial Education Video


Mrs. Gina Alber

Mrs. Libby Sturm

Mrs. Becky Jeffers

Mrs. Jude Sholtis
Mr. Chad Haschel

Department News

Community Events

Today's Calendar

The Cooperative

  • LEA - LaPorte Community School Corporation
    Mr. Mark Francesconi
    (219) 362-7056
  • Metropolitan School District of New Durham
    Dr. Curtiss Strietelmeier, Superintendent
    (219) 785-2239
  • New Prairie United School Corporation
    Dr. Paul White, Superintendent
    (574) 654-7273
  • South Central Community School Corporation
    Mrs, Linda Wiltfong, Superintendent
    (219) 767-2266
  • Tri-Township Consolidated School Corporation
    Mr. Tim Somers, Superintendent