Carole Clancy


 Bureau Director of Special Education

Year Started as State Director






Carole Clancy


Carole Clancy began her job as Bureau Director of Special Education in Pennsylvania in 2019. Prior to joining the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Ms. Clancy served as Director of Pupil Services for the Solanco School District, as Director of Special Education at Oxford Area School District, and served in many roles from 1995-2015 within the School District of Lancaster ending her time as the Supervising Coordinator of Special Education Services.  

Ms. Clancy earned both her bachelor‘s and master‘s degrees from Millersville University. Additionally, she holds a Special Education Supervisory Certificate from Penn State University, a Gifted and Talented Education Certification from the University of San Diego, and her Superintendent‘s Letter of Eligibility from the California University of Pennsylvania. 

Carole believes the best part of serving the field of special education in Pennsylvania is the ability to support families, students, and educators to systemically impact the outcomes of students with disabilities.