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From our beginning in 1970 as a project on a much smaller scale, we have grown in size and stature to become a recognized provider of quality, diversified, and comprehensive special education services. The Cooperative began serving students with disabilities long before state and federal laws were enacted to mandate such services. The students NISEC serves have unique educational needs that are addressed through individualized special or modified programs.

Partners

NISEC has a strong partnership. Our intense desire to provide students with the best services and skilled staff support comes from a strong commitment of eight "partners" who help us to expand programs that are available to students and their families in Lake County. For more information about any specific partner, visit the school's website using the links below.

Administration

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Jane Winkoff
Director of Special Education
Air Quality Coordinator
jwinkoff@nisec.org

Kathy Cain
Assistant Director of Special Education
Compliance Officer for Anti-Harassment
504 Compliance Officer
kcain@nisec.org

Becky Krumwied
Business Manager
bkrumwied@nisec.org

Board Members

A school board member, superintendent, or assistant superintendent from each of our partner corporations comprises NISEC's Board of Managers. Our Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. to monitor the Cooperative's activities and to assure continued support from local, state, and federal agencies.

Board of Managers 2019
Member School Corp Phone/Email
Larry R. Biggs, President Lake Station (219) 781-3090
Thomas Bainbridge, Vice President Merrillville (219) 769-3033
Luanne Jurczak, Secretary Highland (219) 838-2459
Michael Rogers Hobart mrogers@hobart.k12.in.us
Michelle Dumbsky Tri-Creek (219) 776-2490
Jonathan Evans Lake Ridge (219) 980-1468
Michelle Martin River Forest (219) 962-2605
Connie Sterkowitz Hanover (219) 577-7684

NISEC is governed by its Bylaws and Policies, along with Article 7. These documents can be viewed in their entirety by using the links below.

NISEC Bylaws and Policies
Bullying & Cyberbullying Prevention and Response

NISEC RIF Board Policy - July 2014

Master Contract July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Article 7

Indiana Title 511 Article 7 (Titulo 511 Articulo 7)

Indiana Department of Education
Special Education Department
Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights
Including Navigating the Course:  Finding your way through Indiana's Special Education Rules

In-Source Online Training Classes for Families and Professionals

Board Minutes

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NISEC  •  2150 West 97th Place  •  Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone (219) 769-4000  •  Fax (219) 769-4563  •  TTD (219) 662-2149