Department of Exceptional Children

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    Mission Statement
    The mission of the ϲ̳' Department for Exceptional Children is to ensure that children and youth with disabilities develop educationally, socially, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of a free, appropriate education and related services in the least restrictive environment.

    Current DEC initiatives include
    • Implementation of NC State Improvement Project Grant for Reading, Math, Co-Teaching, and Adolescent Literacy
    • Child Find
    • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention-CPI
    • Post Secondary Transition Program-Gaston Links Program
    • Coaching Initiative for all EC Teachers

      to visit the N.C. Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children website. 
     

Contact

  • Stacy Huffman
    Executive Director, Exceptional Children 
    704.866.6160
     
    Preschool Evaluation/Referral Team
    704-866-6081 (Office)
    704-866-6220 (fax)
     
    Private School Referral Contact
    Kalisa Norman
    704-866-6160
     
    Advisory Board for Children with Disabilities (ABCD Board)