Special Programs

Welcome to the Department of Special Programs webpage! The Department of Special Programs is here to serve students with disabilities in the Lebanon R-III School District. We help identify students with disabilities under Section 504 and IDEA. As students are identified we implement services to provide a free and appropriate public education.

Special Programs Parent Resources and Public Notices

Meet the Special Programs Director
Mr. Nick Cotta is the director of Special Programs for the Lebanon R-3 School District. In his tenure Mr. Cotta has been a special education teacher, process coordinator, and assistant director for special programs. He obtained both a degree in Psychology and post-baccalaureate teacher certification from California State University in Fresno. Mr. Cotta went on to obtain a degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. He achieved and a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from William Woods University. He is currently working towards his Doctorate in Education Leadership through William Woods University. You can contact him at ncotta@lebanon.k12.mo.us.



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  • Central Office Phone: 417-657-6001
  • Central Office Fax: 417-532-9492

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