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White Plains Public Schools

Welcome to the Office of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services
Our office provides programs and services for students ages 3- 21. We strive to build an inclusive school setting where students with learning differences, receive their specialized instruction, to the extent possible, alongside their general education peers. Collaboration with district staff, parents and community ensure quality programs and services.
Our highly qualified staff and broad range of offerings, allow us to individualize each student's education.  Specialized programs and services  provide our students with learning differences, the opportunity to fully participate in the White Plains school community. If you have questions regarding our programs and services, or are concerned with your child's progress, please contact us. We are happy to help.                           
  • Deborah Augarten

    Deborah Augarten

    Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and 

    Pupil Personnel Services


    Office 914-422-2034

    Fax    914-422-2311 

  • Director of Special Education

    Susan LeCointe-Dorsett

    Director of Special Education


    Office 422-2037

    Fax    422-2311

The Board of Education of the White Plains City School District does not discriminate in
the educational programs and activities which it operates as per the requirements of the
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
of 1973. If you suspect that your child has a disability that may require special education
services or accommodations in order to access our educational and/or extracurricular
programs contact:
Susan LeCointe-Dorsett
Director of Special Education Services
422-2037 susanlecointedorsett@wpcsd.k12.ny.us