Lake Ridge New Tech Schools

Changing Learning, Changing Lives, Inspiring Lifelong Possibilities

Welcome to the Special Education Department!
Candi Cress, District Director
Lake Ridge Schools
Lake Ridge Schools are a partner of the Northwest Indiana Special Education Cooperative (NISEC). Together, we strive to provide the most beneficial learning opportunities for students with special needs.
It is the mission of NISEC and each of its member corporations to provide educational experiences which will enable students to develop self-worth, independence, and function to the best of their ability.
NISEC • 2150 West 97th Place • Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone (219) 769-4000 • Fax (219) 769-4563 • TTD (219) 662-2149
For more information on NISEC, please visit