Thank you for visiting the California Special Education Technical Assistance Network (CALTAN). The goal of CALTAN is to provide evidence-based resources to California School Districts as they continue to improve upon the systems that support positive outcomes for students in California receiving Special Education services. On this website you will find evidence-based special education resources to address seven key focus areas, Technical Assistance providers, and information about California’s Compliance and Improvement Monitoring (CIM). Please take a moment to browse each section to find a resource that will assist you in your work or use our search feature to find exactly what you are looking for.
Information and resources to serve the unique needs of persons with disabilities so that each person will meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and nonacademic skills.
Explore resources focused on educating students in an environment that is designed to meet their unique needs equitably.
Explore resources and ways in which educators can support students with disabilities reach their post school goals and graduate through their preferred pathway.
Review resources focused on designing and delivering instruction that is strategic, maximizes instructional time, engages learners and is culturally responsive.
Discover resources to support creating and maintaining caring, respectful, and culturally responsive learning environments.
Search for resources that support crafting IEPs to maximize a student’s educational benefit, as well as the processes and procedures to determine a student’s eligibility for special education services.