Donna Tugwell, Director
Raegan Moatassem, Secretary
Anna Marie Nichols
Special Education Counselor
Alto ISD District Translator
The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.
Cherokee County Special Education SSA
203 East 7th Street
Rusk, Texas 75785
Fiscal Agent: Rusk ISD
Alto ISD, Rusk ISD,
New Summerfield ISD, and Wells ISD
Alto ISD, member district of the Cherokee County Special Education SSA, is in the process of planning the federal programs and writing the consolidated federal grant for the school year 2022-2023. Services through some or all federal programs may be available for your private school if eligibility requirements are met. Private schools that receive these services must comply with all requisite federal policies and procedures.
In order to fulfill these responsibilities, I would like to invite you to a consultation meeting to be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at the Rusk ISD Administrative Building.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Donna Tugwell, Special Education Director, at 903-683-4466.
You may request a full individual initial evaluation (FIIE) for consideration of special education services by providing the request in writing to the Special Education Director. If you have any questions, please contact the Special Education Office at (903)683-4466. A copy of the procedural safeguards is available here.