Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency

COSSA Special Education

COSSA offers a full array of services for students from the member school districts, age 3-21 years, who are eligible for special education through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Loretta Hayslip
Special Education Director
504 Compliance Officer
Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency
Phone: (208) 482-6074
Fax: (208) 482-7904
Special Education Programs
  • Developmental Pre-School

  • Resource Rooms (K-12)

  • Extended Resource Rooms

    • Elementary

    • Middle School

    • High School

  • Special Day Classes (K-12)

    • Sever/Profound

    • Emotionally Disturbed

Gifted/Talented Program
G/T Eligibility


Students can be identified as Gifted and/or Talented in one or more of the following areas:

  • Intellectual

  • Academic

  • Creativity

  • Leadership

  • Visual/Performing Arts

Referral Process:

  • General Education teacher and/or parents complete G/T referral form.

  • Written consent to assess the student is obtained from the parent.

  • Assessment and evaluation conducted

  • Eligibility determine

Tel: 208-482-6074

Fax: 208-482-7904

COSSA Affilate Schools

109 Penny Lane

Wilder, ID 83676