Welcome to Southwest SELPA.

Today, there are approximately 135 SELPA’s in the State, ranging in size from those serving fewer than 1,000 students to those serving more than 10,000 students. With comprehensive services for students, families and educators, Southwest SELPA provides high quality special education training and services to the students with disabilities in the most effective manner practicable – providing compassionate services to 5 charter schools, 12 school districts and more than 13,000 students.

Statewide Strength. Local Accountability.

The Southwest SELPA services over 13,000 students in 12 School Districts and 8 Charter Schools. Responsibilities of the SELPA include such things as Ensuring Program Availability for all Children with Disabilities, Curriculum Development and Support, Community Advisory Committee Support, Transition Planning, Legal Assistance, Program Evaluation, Interagency Coordination, Program Coordination, Fiscal Management, Community Awareness, and Staff Development.

Our Member Districts

Centinela Valley Union • El Segundo Unified • Hawthorne • Hermosa Beach City • Inglewood Unified • Lawndale Elementary • Lennox • Manhattan Beach Unified • Palos Verdes Peninsula • Redondo Beach Unified • Torrance Unified • Wiseburn Unified