Special Education Department
- Debbie Morrison, M. Ed. - HPMS
- Christie Lambert, M. Ed. - MIS
- Caroline Burr
- Maya Davison
- Allison Ritter
- Savannah Vardell
- Mary Margaret Kyle
- Jacqueline Holland
- Haley Bennett
- Martha Carter
- Victoria Castillo
- Krystal Collins
- Kendra Davis
- Anthony Kemp
- Angie Martinez
- Allen Phillips
- Melinda Steward
- Jennifer Taylor
- Assistive Technology: Amanda Rutherford
- Occupational Therapist: Amee Patel
- Physical Therapist: Lydia Boudreaux
- Adapted Physical Education: Andrea Crane
- Music Therapy: Judith "Darlene" Canales
- Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Home-bound teacher: Jordan Bell
- Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: David Fahnle
- Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist: Alexa Poynor
The teacher in a Fundamentals classroom provides specialized instruction in a special education classroom. The focus is on training and instruction in functional and academic skills to help students become as independent as possible.
The teacher in a Structure classroom provides specialized instruction in a special education classroom. The focus is on highly structured and routinized activities, strongly predictable routines, visual supports and communication.
The teacher in a resource classroom provides specialized instruction for students who access general education curriculum through the use of significant accommodations, modifications, supplementary aids and/or related services.
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) teachers/providers support students behaviorally, academically and socially. They may provide instruction in or support with social skills, study skills and/or organizational skills. Students may access the PBS teacher/providers for assistance when they are having difficulty in the general education classroom.
Instructional Assistants support students and teachers through various means and in both general and special education settings. These settings may include in-class support, fundamentals, structure, resource or a positive behavior support (PBS) setting. Additionally, support is often provided during specials, electives and with transitions between classes.
Other Instructional/Related Service Providers:
Your child may receive support or instruction from the following (based on evaluation and ARD committee recommendations): *a speech-language pathologist (SLP), *occupational therapist (OT), *physical therapist (PT), *adapted physical education teacher (APE), *music therapist, *teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, *teacher of the visually impaired or *licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP).
Special education campus coordinators are responsible for coordinating campus special education services for students determined eligible for services through special education. They are in ARD (Admission/Review/Dismissal) meetings, collaborate with school staff and parents regarding instructional support and services in the area of special education.