Section Chief: Joe Simmons
Program Assistant: Shelby Snead
The Behavior Support Section in the Exceptional Children Division at DPI provides technical assistance and access to assist local education agencies and others in the management of federal grants, allocation of state and federal funding, and funding for students with disabilities. This section assists school systems with developing programs and services for students identified as having a behavioral or emotional disability and other exceptional children who have discipline problems and severe behaviors. The Behavior Support Section also provides training and support with the implementation of School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Programs in North Carolina.