ASSISTANT DIRECTOR :: Sherry H. Thomas
DIVISION MISSION :: 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 education program in the least restrictive environment.
- 2016 Educators of Excellence
Please join us in celebrating the 2016 Educators of Excellence. Over one hundred educators were recognized from across the state at the 66th Annual Conference on Exceptional Children in November 2016. A slideshow highlighting the recipients of this award can be viewed by following the link above.
- Registration Now Closed - 66th Conference on Exceptional Children
- Notice of Public Comment
This Public hearing will be held at the following location and date:
Sept. 22, 5:00 – 7 p.m.
Auditorium, Joyner Greene Education Center
604 East Main St., Jamestown NC
- Proposed NC Ext Math1 grade 10
- Current NC Math 1
Special Projects Grant Applications
The 2016-2017 Special Projects Grant Applications are available.
2015-2016 LEA Self-Assessment (Version 4)
To support LEAs in implementation of the LEA Self-Assessment process, the EC Division will be providing technical assistance at regional EC Directors'/Coordinators' meetings during the 2015-2016 school year. The recommended timeline for LEA completion of this process can be found at the link above with other supporting documents
Approved - Specific Learning Disabilities Changes to Policies Governing Children with Disabilities
Education Services for the Deaf and Blind
For Your Information
The Role of Related Service Personnel
This 14-minute video describes the role of school psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech language pathologist working in public
schools. School-based practitioners and an Exceptional Children Director describe how educationally relevant evaluations are conducted, how IEP teams decide
the need for services, and how interventions for students with disabilities occur in the least restrictive school environment.