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Welcome to the Douglas County School System
Program for Exceptional Children

Executive Director - 
Cheryl Handley

Phone: 770-651-2135
Fax:  770.651.2328

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission for the Douglas County School System Program for Exceptional Children is to empower students with disabilities to reach their individual potential by:   

  • collaborating with all stakeholders to design and implement an individualized educational plan based upon continuous data analysis 

  •  establishing high standards/expectations for student learning and achievement

  • delivering quality specialized instruction and supports to the whole child based on academic, social/emotional, communication and physical needs 

  • providing a safe, respectful learning environment      


CONTACT INFORMATION

Area of Responsibility

Name

Phone / Email

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

School Alignments
Brighten Academy, Youth Villages, DC Student Success Academy, Flex Academy

Cheryl Handley

770.651.2132
[email protected]

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

High School Alignments 
Alexander HS, Chapel Hill HS, New Manchester HS

Middle School Alignments 
Chapel Hill MS, Factory Shoals MS, Fairplay MS, Yeager MS

Elementary School Alignments
Bill Arp ES, Chapel Hill ES, Dorsett Shoals ES, Factory Shoals ES, Holly Springs ES, Mt. Carmel ES, New Manchester ES, South Douglas ES, Sweetwater ES

Monica Henderson

770.651.2144
[email protected]

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

High School Alignments
CCI, 
Douglas County HS, Lithia Springs HS

Middle School Alignments 
Chestnut Log MS, Mason MS, Stewart MS, Turner MS

Elementary School Alignments
Arbor Station ES, Annette Winn ES, Beulah ES, Bright Star ES, Burnette ES, Eastside ES, Lithia Springs ES, Mason Creek ES, Mirror Lake ES, North Douglas ES, Winston ES

Michelle Lowe

770.651.2148
[email protected]

COORDINATOR OF GNETS (H.A.V.E.N.)
Campus Locations - Mason Creek ES, Mason Creek MS, Alexander HS


Dr. Alisa Long

Office Manager
Randa Hutchins


770.651.2551
[email protected]

770.651.2551
[email protected]

CLERICAL STAFF

Administrative Specialist for Executive Director

Theresa Bone

770.651.2132
[email protected]

Administrative Assistant for Assistant Directors (Medicaid)

VACANT (Contact Theresa Bone at 770.651.2132)

770.651.2134
Fax:  770.651.2328

Administrative Assistant for Special Education Records

Karen Ellis

Main: 770.651.2316
Fax:  770.651.2328
[email protected]
[email protected]

Administrative Assistant for LEAP

Lesley Thompson

770.651.2116
[email protected]

SUPERVISORS

Supervisor Special Needs Preschool

Amanda Shuemake

770.651.2113
[email protected]

Supervisor for Elementary Schools

Angela Haynes

770.651.3990
[email protected]

Supervisor for Middle Schools

Alisa Haynes

770.651.2594
[email protected]

Supervisor for High Schools


Kimberly Brown

770.651.3120
[email protected]

Speech Language Pathology Supervisor (Elementary)

Susie Hovis

770.651.4542
[email protected]

Speech Language Pathology Supervisor (Middle/High)

Melissa Mitcham

770.651.2595
[email protected]

Supervisor of Behavioral Services

Vicki Garner

770.651.2072
[email protected]

Supervisor of ID Programs/CBI

Leanne Lowen

770.651.2077
[email protected]

School Psychological Services

Shane Avery

770.651.5623
[email protected]

OTHER SERVICES

Audiology Services (Hearing Test)

Dr. Nichelle Wilson

770.651.2145
[email protected]

Special Education Assistive Technology

Melissa Mitcham

770.651.2595
[email protected]

 

                                                                                                        

                               


 

 

 

 

 

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