Thomasville City Schools' Exceptional Children's Department
Executive Director of Exceptional Children
"Teaching Students who have Determination"
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that Thomasville City Schools proposes for Federal funding for the 2020-2021 school year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education services under this Federal Program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh North Carolina. The IDEA 611 and 619 Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of June 17-24 in the office of Ken Hill Executive Director of Exceptional Children located at 400 Turner Street Thomasville NC or at the bottom of this page with comments emailed to email@example.com.
The mission of the Thomasville City School's Exceptional Children’s Department is to have all students with disabilities, ages 3 to 22, achieve to the maximum extent possible; so that they can graduate and become independent and productive members in society. Exceptional children's staff, general education staff, school administrators, parents and community partner are dedicated to providing:
- Specially designed instruction targeted to meet the unique needs of each student with a disability
- Access to the general curriculum and intervention programs designed to provide maximum opportunities for instruction in the general education setting
- Full continuum of service in the least restrictive environment possible
- Curriculum driven instruction using the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and the North Carolina Extended Content Standards
- Related services that include but are not limited to speech, occupational and physical therapy
The Exceptional Children’s program is supported by federal and state funding and serves approximately 300 students with disabilities. The district adheres to North Carolina’s Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities, which is published by the Department of Public Instruction.