Special Education

Dr. Stacie Howard
Special Education Director

Stewart County Schools
P.O. Box 547
7168 Green Grove Road
Lumpkin, GA  31815
Office: (229) 838-4329 Ext 227
Fax: (229) 838-6984
showard@stewart.k12.ga.us

Mrs. Valerie Crimes

SCES, SPED

229-838-4374

Mr. James David Jones

SCMS/SCHS SPED

229-838-4301

Mrs. Therese McCoy

Speech/ Language Pathologist

229-838-4374

STEWART COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
Program for Exceptional Students

Stewart County School System offers a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to all children, ages 3-21, who reside within Stewart County and who are identified as having a diability. Stewart County School System's Program for Exceptional Students offers a continuum of services for students with disabilities. We strive to meet the individual needs of our students in a variety of settings and instructional models. Stewart County School System is committed to providing instruction for all students with disabilities, to ensure they achieve their optimal potential.


Mission
 Graduate all students!

Vision
 All students with disabilities in Stewart County will participate in a challenging educational program designed to meet their unique needs that results in increased academic performance that leads to graduation and prepares them for employment and independent living.


Commitments
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that provides for the education of students with disabilities. All students with disabilities, ages 3-21, have the right to receive a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment, with their non-disabled peers, based on identified needs included in their Individualized Education Program (IEP). 

The Stewart County Schools Special Education Department strives to provide a full range of services and supports for children with disabilities. The Program works interdependently and responsibly by providing assistance related to programming, professional learning, training of personnel, and assuring compliance with legal due process issues. The Program for Exceptional Students is committed to providing the assistance needed to ensure that all children with disabilities are receiving the most appropriate services possible.


Stewart County School System
Parent Involvement Survey for Georgia Families
Raising a Student with a Disability
Georgia Department of Education, (GaDOE)
Division for Special Education
In Partnership with
Parent to Parent of Georgia (P2P)

Please complete the online survey at www.gadoe.org/Parent-Survey or www.p2pga.or or www.parentmentors.org