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Harvey County Special Education Cooperative

The Newton, Halstead and Hesston school districts in Harvey County have united in a cooperative effort to provide special services for children age birth to 21 years. 

The cooperative uses a continuum of service levels from total, general-education integration to placement in a separate facility. Approximately 5200 students are served by the three districts who participate in the cooperative. Over 900 students with disabilities receive services through the cooperative.

The cooperative offers the following support services:

  • Adapted physical educators

  • Assistive technology

  • Audiologist

  • Autism Coordinator

  • Cooper Early Education Center

  • CPI Training

  • Gifted Services

  • Occupational therapist

  • Physical therapists

  • Project Search

  • Project Stay

  • School psychologists

  • Social workers

  • Special education nurse

  • Speech and language pathologists

  • Services for children who are visually or hearing impaired

  • Transition Coordinator

Newton, USD #373 - 3,545 students- The mission of the Newton School Community is to prepare and empower our students to be contributing participants in a changing world.

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The HCSEC adheres to the guidelines as referenced in the USD 373 Board of Education Policy GAAF- Emergency Safety Interventions.