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Our motto is KIDS FIRST... Every Student, Every Day!   Walnut Valley USD is proud to be a National Schools to Watch District with numerous National Blue Ribbon, California Gold Ribbon, and California Distinguished School awards. 
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Special Education

Mission Statement
The Special Education Department of Walnut Valley Unified School District is dedicated to providing support and services to students that promote optimum self-sufficiency while addressing their unique needs.
Vision Statement
We believe...
  • That all students can reach their highest possible standard of achievement.
  • That students can become contributing members or our community.
  • That programs will reflect only the finest in research-based practices.
  • That ongoing staff development will focus on the refinement of instructional practices that reflect the unique needs of our students.
  • That all education activities will be meaningful, authentic, and engaging for our students.
  • That all Walnut Valley Educators will model excellence in their fields.
Any parent or guardian that believes they have a child that might require special education intervention may call the Special Education Office at the Walnut Valley District Office and talk with someone about their concerns.

Emiko Chapman
Director of Special Education, ext. 48412

Erin Perez
Coordinator of Special Education, ext. 43490

Amber Verdi
Coordinator of Special Education, ext. 31354
Elaine Chui
Student Info. Systems Support Specialist, ext. 31351
Janet Rida
Secretary I, ext. 31426