Programs & Services

In addition to membership benefits and our programs, Co-op members also have access to fee-based services to help elevate their special education programs. We are committed to meeting schools where they are and providing the support they need to move forward.

Programs and Initiatives

The Co-op’s vision is that all students with disabilities in the District of Columbia receive a rigorous, individualized, and inclusive education preparing them for post-graduation success. Our programs, initiatives, and partnerships help make this vision a reality!

  • DC3C Secondary Transition
  • EXPLORE (did)Ability
  • Medicaid Billing

Services – On-site Help

Our on-site services include custom professional development and conducting functional behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans.

PD can be designed to cover many topics including understanding behavior, inclusive practices, special education laws and policies, case management, parent engagement, secondary transition, and more. To request PD, please complete this form and we will contact you to discuss the details.


The Co-op is your thought partner! Our consultation support helps charter schools design and implement compliant and high quality special education programs.  Our special education expertise and in-depth knowledge of DC and charter schools have made the Co-op the “go-to” resource for many schools.

The Co-op’s in house expertise and collaboration with local content experts and city agencies enable us to provide highly customized consultation services for members.  Some ways members have used this service include:

  • Comprehensive file audits and program reviews
  • Strategic planning for special education program development and improvement
  • Behavior support/coaching
  • New special education director mentoring/coaching
  • Charter school program start-up

To request consultation, please complete this form and we will contact you to discuss the details and develop a proposal.  Rates vary.