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Special Education Supervisors K-12

Jimmy Dunn
Augusta, Hazen, McCrory
Phone: 501-882-5467

Cindy O'Riley
Lonoke
Phone: 501-676-7096

Stephanie Lawrence
Searcy
Phone: 501-268-3517

Deanne Schafer
Carlisle
Phone: 870-552-3931

Garrie Massengale
Bradford, Pangburn, Rose Bud, WC Central
Phone: 501-230-7507

Nancy Rahn
Cabot
Phone: 501-843-3363

Tracy Massey
Riverview
Phone: 501-279-0540

Joyce Sullivan
Beebe
Phone: 501-882-5463, Ext. 1012

Lisa Moore
Bald Knob
Phone: 501-724-3273

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES:


To provide assistance to member districts in implementing state and federal requirements assuring that students with disabilities receive a free, appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:


The LEA Special Education Supervisors provide services in all areas relating to special education as well as serve as resource specialists for regular classroom teachers and district administrators. Services provided to regular classroom educators include:

  • advisory assistance in areas of curriculum
  • suggestions for modifications of regular classrooms for handicapped students
  • in-service programs addressing identified needs

Services provided to special education teachers include:

  • completion of forms and technical assistance in Due Process, testing services
  • instructional assistance with programs for handicapped students including materials, teaching methods, and in-service programs


Services to district administrators include:

  • budget preparation, amendments and reports
  • development of new programs
  • assistance with technical issues in Due Process
  • interagency resources advisement
  • preparation for Arkansas Department of Education monitoring, and in-service programs