Special Services Staff Resources

Use of People First Language (PDF)

Have a question about the IEP meeting or Document? The SELPA IEP Manual can be found at http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1542395

Special Services Handbook

Special Education Handbook Chapters and Forms
Section 504 Handbook Chapters and Forms
Health Services Handbook Chapters and Forms

Desert Mountain SELPA Resources

The Desert Mountain Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) provides special education direction and support to over 21 districts within the local desert and mountain region.

The SELPA provides the following support to the district:

The district adheres to the policies and procedures of the Desert-Mountain SELPA. SELPA policies and procedures can be found at cahelp.org


Blank SELPA IEP forms can be accessed on the CAHelp.org website.

SELPA WeB IEP/ Web DA Access

WebIEP- https://dmsiep.sbcss.k12.ca.us/webiep/php/login.php

WebDA- https://dmsiep.sbcss.k12.ca.us/webda/php/login.php

SELPA Teacher Portal

Information and training resources for teachers can be accessed on the CAHelp.org website.

  • Click on Teacher Portal
  • Enter username: Educator
  • Enter password: 3601

SELPA IEP Handbook

The Desert/Mountain SELPA IEP Manual provides a comprehensive overview of IEP procedures established through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and California Education Code.

The SELPA IEP Manual can be found at http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1542395

SELPA IEP Handbook

The Hesperia Unified School District adheres to Desert/Mountain SELPA IEP Policies and Procedures.

The SELPA Policies and Procedures can be found at  https://cahelp.org/aboutus/gov/policies

SELPA Director’s Handbook

The Handbook provides information and resources to special education directors within the DMSELPA

The SELPA Director’s Handbook can be found at  http://cahelp.ss8.sharpschool.com/educators

Primary SELPA Contact

For program specialist support from the SELPA, please contact:

Danielle Côté, Program Specialist

Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

Direct Line (760) 955-3584

Support: Caryn Valdez (760) 955-3552

State Resources

OAH - Special Education Handbook (PDF)