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Exceptional Children Home

Mission Statement

To graduate students prepared to be productive citizens.

 

Our Vision and Commitment to You:  to ensure every student is provided with an individualized set of supports and services to graduate and become successful adults engaged in the community.

 

Special Education is a service, not a place.

Administration and Office Staff

 

Kim Sarver, EC Director

kim.sarver@carteretk12.org

Phone:252-728-4583, ext. 1147

 

Jessica Anderson, EC Assistant Director

jessica.anderson@carteretk12.org

Phone: 252-728-4583, ext. 1146

 

Diane Lobaugh, EC Data Manager/Assistive Technology Assistant

diane.lobaugh@carteretk12.org

Phone: 252-728-4583, ext. 1136

 

Joanie Brand Hudson, EC Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

joanie.brandhudson@carteretk12.org

Phone: 252-728-4583, ext. 1132

 

The Exceptional Children Department located at the Central Services office is open from 7:30 until 5:00.  

Central services is located at:

107 Safrit Dr.,

Beaufort, NC 28516

Phone: 252-728-4583

Fax: 252-728-3028

 

 

Referral, Evaluation, & Placement of Exceptional Children

A student suspected of having an educational disability is referred to the Multi Tier System of Support Team at his/her school.  Interventions are identified and put in place to assist the student.  Families are notified when students are referred to the team.  If the interventions that have been put in place are not effective, the team would refer the student to the school based Exceptional Education team to consider the child for an evaluation.  Upon completion of the evaluation, the team reconvenes with parents to determine eligibility.  An Individual Education Plan (IEP) is developed for students who meet eligibility criteria and a program is developed to implement that IEP.  The evaluation, eligibility and IEP development must occur within 90 days of initial referral.  IEP's are reviewed at least annually, and students are reviewed at least once every three years to determine if further evaluation is necessary.

Project Child Find

North Carolina has a continuing Child Find procedure in place to locate all children with mental, physical or emotional disabilities residing in the State, including children with disabilities ...more

504 Notice

Notice of Availability of Educational Services to Children With Disabilities

Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Carteret County Public School System attempts to locate, ...more

Public Notice of Destruction of Records

PUBLIC NOTICE

Carteret County Public Schools Exceptional Children’s Office is hereby notifying the public of the intent to destroy confidential special education records. The public is duly notified ...more

Congratulations Stefanie Shaul and Morgan Long

We would like to congratulate Stefanie Shaul, she has been named Bogue Sound Elementary Schools Teacher of the Year and Morgan Long, she has been named Morehead Middle Schools Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations Leslie Woolard

We would like to congratulate Leslie Woolard, she was named Atlantic Elementary Schools Educator of the Year!