Ellis County Shared Services Arrangement


Located in Italy, TX 108 W. Main, Italy, TX 76651972-483-1815

Elizabeth McDaniel emcdaniel@italyisd.org - Director
Jobeta Fisher jfisher@italyisd.org - Administrative Assistant

We serve students from Italy, Milford and Avalon ISD. Ellis County Shared Services Arrangement (ECSSA) includes Special Education, DAEP, and Finishline.

Child Find

  • Children ages 0-3, are referred to Early Childhood Intervention of Tarrant County. The referral number is 817-569-5200.
  • Children ages 3-21, who reside within the boundaries of Italy ISD, Milford ISD or Avalon ISD are referred to the Special Education Department of IISD at 972-483-1815.
  • Ellis County Shared Services Arrangement provides special education services to children who have, or are suspected of having a disability. Special education services are available to children with disabilities, ages 3 through 21. Children who have impaired vision or hearing can receive services from birth through age 21.
  • Ellis County Shared Services Arrangement also provides services to students with disabilities who attend a private or home school located within the boundaries of Italy, Milford, or Avalon regardless of the child’s place of residence.
  • Services are offered to all children free of charge.