Exceptional Student Education (ESE)

  • November 2023

    Family Engagment Month Logo

    November is Florida Family Engagement in Education Month, a time to celebrate the crucial role parents and families play in their children's education. When schools work together with families to support learning, children are more motivated to succeed, not just in school, but throughout life. Learn more about Family Engagement Month - FLDOE


    2023-2024 Fall ESE Career, College, & Life Fair   

    What: Open to students with disabilities in 6th-12th grade as well as students in our Extended Transition programs. Explore new community partners, an early glimpse of summer camps and more programs for students leaving Extended Transition.

    When: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 6:00-7:30 pm

    Where: Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Campus
    Building 10 - 6100 154th Ave. N, Clearwater, FL 33760


    ESE Family Forum - Early Childhood ESE Information Session

    Monday, December 4, from 5:30-6:30pm

    PCS Administration Building-Conference Hall

    301 4th Street South West, Largo, Florida, 33770

    Main Number (727) 588-6000


    Exceptional Student Education Resources

    The Pinellas County Schools (PCS), Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Department staff are here to support our district's vision of 100% student success and the mission to "Educate and Prepare Each Student for College, Career and Life".

    The mission of the Pinellas County Schools Exceptional Student Education is to provide quality services that support effective learning opportunities for all exceptional children. Pinellas County Schools serve approximately 13,500 students with disabilities and 10,000 students who are gifted.

    Students ages 3-21 who meet eligibility requirements receive special education services, which include, but are not limited to, educational, vocational and behavioral support. Services meet the needs of eligible students while allowing access to general education instruction with non-disabled peers to the maximum extent appropriate for each student.


     Important Medicaid Information:  Medicaid Annual Parental Notification   Medicaid Unwind English  Medicaid Unwind Spanish

    2023-2024 PCS District Information: 

    PCS - 2023-2024 Report Card Schedule

    ESE Records
    Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Records can be requested by contacting your child's current or last school of attendance. 
    If you have questions about requesting copies of ESE records, contact Central Files.
    Email: centralfiles@pcsb.org
    Phone: 727-793-2701

    We are here to help.  Please complete a contact request form if you would like additional assistance.  

    Please submit the Contact Request Form

    Contact Us:
    PCS- ESE Department
    301 4th Street SW
    Largo, Florida 33770
    Main Office Number: (727)588-6032
    ESE Parent Services: (727)588-6062