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Innovative Special Education Services :: Supporting Minnesota Charter Schools

Innovative Special Education Services

Serving over 75 Minnesota Schools

Innovative Special Education Services (ISES) provides a variety of services that address charter schools' responsibilities to children with disabilities. ISES is the largest Special Education Directorship provider in Minnesota, serving more than 80 charter and non-traditional schools in the state.

Our mission is to provide exceptional special education leadership, ensuring appropriate programming and educational success for students with disabilities.


What's taking place at ISES and the schools we support 

ISES appoints Chief Operating Officer 

Erin_Wanat_small.jpgWe are pleased to announce that Erin Wanat, ISES director of special education, will take on the role as the new chief operating officer (COO) at ISES. Wanat has served as a director of special education at ISES for more than seven years.

As COO, Wanat will lead all internal operations of the organization and continue to serve as a director of special education for a number of ISES contracted schools. Read more...

Training for Woodcock-Johnson® IV coming soon  


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt-Riverside has announced the Woodcock-Johnson® (WJ) IV will be available this summer. The Fourth Edition will provide three independent and co-normed batteries to use independently or in any combination. Training opportunities are being offered - view training opportunities... 

ISES Special Education Coordinator joins SpEd Forms Committee

Starting this summer, ISES special education coordinator Lisa Jaroslawski, will join other special education professionals from across the state as a member of The SpEd Forms Committee. The Committee meets quarterly to review, discuss and make recommendations based on suggestions submitted by SpEd Forms users. 

If you have a comment or suggestion you would like brought to The SpEd Forms Committee, please email Lisa Jaroslawski at Learn more...

Upcoming training opportunities  (ISES training sessions and customized in-school training are offered at no charge to ISES school employees)

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