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We are a cooperative that provides services to students in LaPorte Community Schools, New Prairie United School Corporation, Westville Schools, South Central Schools, Tri-Township (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.

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April 14, 2020

Dear Parents / Guardians and Caregivers:

I want to first thank you for your diligence and dedication as you work with educators during these unprecedented times. We must all continue to stand together to meet the needs of our children.

I want to assure you that we are striving to meet these challenging times with compassion, ingenuity, creativity, and with great focus on the importance of serving our students. It is our goal to provide consistency, and support throughout these unprecedented times.

When we arrive back to our new normal, we will continue our mission to educate and serve all children. Our hope is that we will have a renewed sense of caring, belonging and kindness for one another.

Should you have questions or concerns at any time please do not hesitate to call my office at 219-324-3287 or e-mail –pnichols@lpcsc.k12.in.us.

We are so proud of our staff and the parents/guardians/ caretakers. YOU ARE ALL UNSUNG HEROES!

Paula Nichols
Director of Special Education
South LaPorte County Special Education Cooperative

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  • LEA - LaPorte Community School Corporation
    Mr. Mark Francesconi
    (219) 362-7056
  • Metropolitan School District of New Durham
    Sandra Wood, Superintendent
    (219) 785-2239
  • New Prairie United School Corporation
    Dr. Paul White, Superintendent
    (574) 654-7273
  • South Central Community School Corporation
    Dr. Theodore Stevens, Superintendent
    (219) 767-2266
  • Tri-Township Consolidated School Corporation
    M. Kelly Shepherd, Superintendent