The Guilford County Schools' Exceptional Children Services works as a collaborative team to serve and advocate for students with disabilities through the provision of personalized instruction in the least restrictive environment in order for students to develop cognitively, socially, vocationally and emotionally.
Exceptional Children Services, also called special education, is defined as:
- Specially designed instruction designed to meet the unique needs of a student with a disability
- Access to the general curriculum and intervention programs are designed to provide maximum opportunities for instruction in the general education setting.
- Full continuum of service
- Curriculum driven instruction using the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and the North Carolina Extended Content Standards
- Related services that include but are not limited to speech, occupational and physical therapy
Indicator 8 - Parent Survey/Special Education
Your participation in your child’s education is very important to us.
In NC, the renewal (Recertification) process for
Medicaid beneficiaries will begin April 1, 2023,as the flexibilities allowable during the COVID-19 public heath emergency expire.
Exceptional Children Services Transition Fair 2023
TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2023
3:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Application NOW OPEN
Transition Fair - Save the Date!
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
10am - 1pm for students
3pm - 7pm for families and the community
134 Franklin Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27401
Dr. Kimberly Steinke - email@example.com
Interim Chief, Exceptional Children and Student Services
Tara Santiago - firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, EC Secondary School Support
Kristy Peralta - email@example.com
Supervisor, EC Secondary School Support
Fonda Curtis - firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, EC Elementary School Support
Stephanie Ruffin - email@example.com
Supervisor, EC Elementary School Support
Exceptional Children Preschool Services (EC PreK)
1401 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405
Debika Dillard - firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, EC Pre-K
The EC Parent Liaison is available to answer questions and help parents navigate Guilford County Schools and the special education process.
If you have any questions, please contact Jacqui Hawkins at email@example.com
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The Mission of the Exceptional Children Division Is to Ensure That Students with Disabilities Develop Intellectually, Physically, Emotionally, and Vocationally Through the Provision of an Appropriate Individualized Program in the Least Restrictive Environment.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction - Exceptional Children Division