Department for Exceptional Children Mission Statement

  • To work in partnership with fellow educators to provide an individualized education program, through a continuum of services, focused on rigorous academic achievement, career skill development, and personal independence in order to empower students to become participants and contributing members of our community.

Exceptional Education Monthly Parent Training

  • Exceptional Education Monthly Parent Training

    9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

    Complete the Exceptional Education Monthly Prarenting Training Form to register for the sessions below:

    January 30, 2021
    Introduction to Special Education and IEP Process: Join us to review Wilson County's Special Education department policies, procedures, and staff.

    February 27,2021
    ESY and Recovery Services: Join us to learn Wilson County's procedure for ESY determination and how recovery services will be provided.

    March 27,2021
    Graduation Options, Alternate Assessment, and Post-Secondary: Join us to learn about the graduation options, alternate assessment eligibility & participation, and insight into post-secondary options. Provided by the ARC of Tennessee.

    April 24, 2021
    Transition 14 and up: Join us to learn about the process for students who are transitioning and our new initiative called Major Clarity.

    May 22, 2021
    Conservatorships: Join us to learn about what a conversatorship is, why this step may be appropriate for some students, and the process for obtaining a conversatorship. Provided by the ARC of Tennessee

Programs & Services

  • Through the Wilson County Department for Exceptional Children, students receive a wide variety of services as recommended by their IEP team members.  These services include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Behavior And Discipline
    • Inclusion into regular classes
    • Comprehensive Development Classes 
    • Occupational/Physical Therapy
    • Gifted Classes
    • Resource Classes
    • Hearing Services
    • Speech/Language Therapy
    • Homebound Services
    • Transition Services
    • Vision Services

Questions for the Department for Exceptional Children?

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    Contact Department for Exceptional Children Link