Special Education Supervisors K-12

April Grisham 
Augusta

Stephanie Hamilton
Lonoke

Brandy Dillin
Beebe

Joan Jeffery 
Bradford, Pangburn, Rose Bud, WC Central

Jenny Parker
Hazen

Brenda Bagshaw
Des Arc

Beth Little 
McCrory 

Judy Ruh
England

Christy Darrington
JNPSD

Lisa Moore
Bald Knob

Julie Ward
Cabot

Stacy Taylor
Riverview

Deanne Schafer
Carlisle

Stephanie Lawrence
Searcy

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