Banning Unified School District - Special Education

Special Education

The Special Education Department of the Banning Unified School District is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of all eligible students with disabilities age 3-21 years of age who reside within the city of Banning. The Banning Unified School District ensures that a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) is provided to all students who qualify for special education services.  The Special Education Department works collaboratively with all departments and sites to ensure that all students have equal access to an excellent educational program. For our students with special education services, specialized academic instruction might be provided within the general education classroom in a co-teaching or collaborative model, through consultation with general education teachers, and/or in a pull-out model.

Students with the following disabilities might qualify for special education services:

·        Intellectual Disability

·        Emotional Disturbance

·        Hard of Hearing

·        Orthopedic Impairment

·        Autism

·        Deafness

·        Other Health Impairment

·        Traumatic Brain Injury

·        Speech or Language Impairment

·        Specific Learning Disability

·        Visual Impairment

·        Deaf-Blindness

·        Multiple Disabilities


Please contact the Special Education Department if you have any questions regarding Special Education. 

Banning Unified School District confirms its adherence to the policies and procedures adopted by the Riverside County Special Education Local Plan Area (RCSELPA). These documents can be found on the RCSELPA web site at


Dr. Barbara Wolford

Director of Student Service / Special Education

Phone: (951) 922-0224

Hilda Scott
Secretary: Student Services
Phone: (951) 922-0224

Shardae Capetillo

Clerk: Student Services
Phone: (951) 922-0215