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Special Education

The Special Education programs and services outlined here are available at locations throughout the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) for students with Special Needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These programs are available to all district students who meet eligibility criteria regardless of the school attendance area. 

Prior to determining eligibility for Special Education, the school generally utilizes the Student Study Team Process. Please contact the Alameda High School office at (510) 337-7022 for information.

High School Program Descriptions

Programs Offered at Encinal High School

Mild/Moderate Special Education Services
Bridge Program/Communication in the Real World (CRW)
Extensive Support Needs Special Education
Counseling Enriched Classroom
Practical Skills Class


Nina Ackerberg 
Norma Hernandez 
Max Papas
Avonette Peeler 
Crystal Roth-Sepez
David Kam
Alexa Asturias
Leona Toves
Stephen Trager
Emella Canlas
Bridge Program
Emella Canlas
Extensive Support Needs
Carri Edgar
Shawn Sathewarner
Counseling Enriched Classroom Teacher
Emma Elliott 
Practical Skills Class
RJ Rodas
Prep Teacher
Richard Bunker

Special Education Office

2060 Challenger Drive
Alameda, Ca. 94501
P: 510-337-7075
F: 510-864-2309