Our organization exists to serve student services leaders in Wisconsin. We recognize that while the context for the work varies, the commitment to ensure each and every student has what they need to learn is common. We focus on professional learning and shaping educational policies and practices and are always looking for new ways to serve our members. If we can ever be of service to you, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to serve you!

Mission: WCASS is an organization devoted to students and student services leaders through professional learning, policy and legislative advocacy, and professional networking. 

Vision: Be the most valuable organization for student services professionals in Wisconsin.

WCASS is committed to:

  • being an organization that is safe and welcoming.
  • valuing and honoring diverse experiences and ideas.
  • creating a professional network of leaders to ensure connections and resource sharing.
  • advocating so all students receive equitable academic, functional, and social/emotional opportunities.
  • developing and sustaining collaborative relationships among organizations who serve Wisconsin’s students and their families.
  • ensuring members have access to timely, relevant and useful professional learning.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 608/204-9819

The Benefits of Membership

WCASS is a statewide organization devoted to improving services to children with special needs by promoting professional leadership, providing opportunity for study of issues pertaining to special services, and facilitating communication and collaboration on behalf of special needs students. 

Read: Top 10 Reasons to Join WCASS
Click below to learn more about member benefits and our different member types.

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Who We Are

The Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services, Ltd. (WCASS) is a professional organization comprised of over 350 members who administer and support special education programs throughout the state of Wisconsin. The organization was founded in 1994 by a group of special education administrators and pupil services administrators, coming together to share resources and information to better serve students in Wisconsin. The new organization chose the title that merged our two names.

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