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Exceptional Children's Program

Mission Statement

 Assure that students with disabilities develop mentally, physically, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of an appropriate individualized education in the least restrictive environment.

Self-Advocacy Podcast - Available February 26, 2024

First page of the PDF file: ECACTheExceptionalExperiencePodcast

The Exceptional Children's Department Team

Department Phone Number: (919) 693-1103

Team Member Email and Phone Extension

Suzanne Cotterman

Senior Director

IP Extension: 101269

Hattie Mathis Yates

Administrative Specialist

IP Extension: 101268

Charlesetta Cheatham-Smith

Budget Specialist

IP Extension: 101875

Melanie Burnette

Compliance Specialist

Medicaid Specialist

IP Extension: 101248

Donna Bowling-Critcher

Compliance Specialist

IP Extension: 101271

Elton Buffaloe

EC Behavior Technician

(252) 738-6573

Kathy Edwardson

Compliance Specialist/Behavior/ECS

IP Extension: 101270

Nekia Lawson

Compliance Specialist

IP Extension: 101247

Chenita Roberts

Preschool Specialist

IP Extension: 101290