Special Education Support

GVSU values an inclusive environment where all children are embraced and supported in their school environment. Toward that end, the GVSU CSO offers a variety of support and resources to help charter schools, including:

  • Special education consultation
  • Comprehensive special education program review
  • Access to state, federal and national resources

Important Pages

Need more information?

If you can't find information you seek or have more questions about special education, please contact Cindy Shinsky (shinskyc@gvsu.edu). 

Cindy serves as affiliate faculty within the GVSU College of Education's Educational Leadership program, and assists the GVSU Charter Schools Office with issues related to special education. Prior to joining GVSU, Cindy served as Director of Special Education for National Heritage Academies, Assistant Superintendent at two ISDs, Director of Special Education at two local districts, and as a special education teacher.

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