About Early Childhood Special Education

  • Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) provides services for children ages 3–5 with significant developmental delays.  Each of these children will have an Individual Education Program (IEP), which addresses their individual needs. There are ECSE classrooms at the following early childhood centers and elementary sites:  Boyd, Delaware, Fulbright, Gray, Harrison, Mallory, McBride, Shady Dell, Truman, and Williams. 

    Currently, we cannot enroll students who reside outside the SPS boundaries into the ECSE program.

  • ECSE classes are in half-day sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during the 2022-2023 school year.


    AM session

    PM session

    Tier 1

    7:20 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

    11:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

    Tier 2

    8:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

    12:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

    Tier 1 sites: Boyd, Delaware, Gray, McBride, Truman

    Tier 2 sites: Fulbright, Harrison, Mallory, Shady Dell, Williams

  • Mission & Vision

  • ECSE Believes


  • Special Education Services
    1610 E Sunshine St
    Springfield, MO 65804
    (417) 523-7500
    (417) 523-7595 FAX  

    Early Childhood Special Education Assessment

    Arthur Mallory Early Childhood Center
    2525 W College Rd
    Springfield, MO 65802
    (417) 523-7700
    (417) 523-7795 FAX

    Ty Campbell
    (417) 523-7701

  • Special Services


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