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Special Ed Cooperatives

Working together to build capacity

Supporting districts with meeting and serving students with disabilities

The ESD 105 regional cooperative was formed in 1970 in partnership with area school districts to provide a full range of specialized and related services for students with disabilities within the regions rural communities. The cooperative is governed by an executive board, which includes participating special education administrators and superintendents. 

The primary goal of the cooperative is to provide direct related services for students with disabilities while supporting teachers, administrators, families, and other providers. ESD 105 is authored to develop, manage, and provide services or program to students eligible for special education services within our school districts. 

A wide variety of support services are available to Cooperative members

In addition to the direct services, member districts also enjoy the benefits of comprehensive support services