Special Education


The mission of the DeSoto ISD Special Education Department is to provide and serve students with disabilities and their families to create an all-inclusive educational environment.


The DeSoto ISD Special Education Department will improve the educational experience for scholars with disabilities. Together we will be:   

Dedicated to servicing our scholars, staff, and community

Effective in our approach to identifying, evaluating, & servicing in the scholar’s areas of need

Service oriented in providing data-driven resources, instructional expertise, and quality customer service.

Organized in program planning and training our students for immediate and post-secondary needs.

Tenacious by ensuring our scholar are college, career, or military ready

Optimistic about our overall scholar success 



The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.

Contact information:

Phone: 1-855-773-3839

Email: [email protected]

Live Chat: www.spedtex.org 

Chastity Jackson, Director of Special Education 
[email protected]

Dr. Kendahl Owoh, Executive Director of Special Populations
[email protected]

DeSoto ISD Administration Building 
200 E. Belt Line Road, DeSoto, TX 75115 
Phone: (972) 274-8212, Ext. 8251 
Fax: (972) 274-8190