Special Education

The Lee County School System provides a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment, to each eligible student. This includes individualized instruction to meet a student’s educational needs in an effort to prepare the student for post-secondary education and/or employment and independent living. A full continuum of special education placement and related service options are available.

Special Education Office  229-903-2103

Robin Giles

Special Education Director

gilesro@lee.k12.ga.us
Holly Strickland Lead Teacher
stricklandho@lee.k12.ga.us
Leigh Hall Lead Teacher
hallle@lee.k12.ga.us
Erin Thaggard Lead Teacher
thaggarder@lee.k12.ga.us
Adrienne Mason School Psychologist
masonad@lee.k12.ga.us
Chris Sumner

School Psychologist

sumnerch@lee.k12.ga.us
Paula Brown Educational Diagnostician
@lee.k12.ga.us
Maggie Greene Educational Diagnostician
greenemag@lee.k12.ga.us
Elizabeth Pennington Family Worker
penningtonel@lee.k12.ga.us
Angie Shipley Clerical
shipleyle@lee.k12.ga.us
Becky Collier Clerical
collierbe@lee.k12.ga.us
Sandy Barnes Transition Coordinator
barnessa@lee.k12.ga.us

Special Education Programs

The majority of our students participate in the general education setting with the support from special education staff in the form of Co-Teaching and/or Supportive Instruction. Our services range from the least to the most restrictive settings. The areas of exceptionalities include:

Parent Information

New to Lee County? Please remember that you must register through the Lee County Schools Central Registrar for admittance to Lee County Schools. The Special Education Department can assist you in previewing special education documents to clarify and discuss student services and the location of those services.

Testing

Federal and State Rules

Transition

A valuable resource for parents, students and teachers! Transition information, timelines, FAQ's, and agency/information links are all provided to aid in transition planning

Internet Resources