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
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
Better Together with Dr. Whitney Oakley and EC Families
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
712 N. Eugene St., Greensboro, 27401
Did You Know...?
Exceptional Children Services is pleased to share a new monthly resource for families and stakeholders. This one-pager will focus on some important things you might want to know about EC services and the community at large. Check it out!
134 Franklin Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27401
Dr. Kimberly Steinke - firstname.lastname@example.org
Interim Chief, Exceptional Children and Student Services
Tara Santiago - email@example.com
Director, EC Secondary School Support
Kristy Peralta - firstname.lastname@example.org
Supervisor, EC Secondary School Support
Fonda Curtis - email@example.com
Director, EC Elementary School Support
Stephanie Ruffin - firstname.lastname@example.org
Supervisor, EC Elementary School Support
Exceptional Children Preschool Services (EC PreK)
1401 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405
Debika Dillard - email@example.com
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 336-370-8355 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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If you need assistance with Schoolmint, please contact the Student Assignment Office at 336-370-8303.
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