Exceptional Student Services

ess logo 2013 V colorThe Exceptional Student Services (ESS) mission is to provide high quality service that builds capacity to improve outcomes for all students. The vision of ESS is that all students, including students with a disability, are well prepared for the next step, whether that is college, technical/trade school, career, job, or other means of engagement. To achieve this vision, ESS is establishing a system of supports that wraps around educators to improve student outcomes—academically, behaviorally, and functionally.

Contact ESS – 602-542-4013ESSDesk@azed.gov

  • For Empowerment Scholarship Account Information, visit the ESA website, reach the ESA staff by email esa@azed.gov or telephone 602-364-1969.
  • For a complete list of ESS program areas, use the ESS Site Index.
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    Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services
    Physical Location: 3300 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    Mailing Address: 1535 W. Jefferson St., Bin #24, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    Tel: (602) 542-4013
    Fax: (602) 542-5404

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