Welcome to the Alexander County Schools' Exceptional Children's Webpage!If you have a child who has been receiving special education services, contact the base school in your attendance area and provide them with documentation of your child's special needs (i.e., a copy of the student's Individualized Education Program). As a newcomer to the system, you need to register your child for school. You can not do anything else until your child is registered with Alexander County Schools.When school is not in session, you may contact the Exceptional Children's Department at 700 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or call 828-632-7001.If you are concerned that your child might be in need of special education and/or related services, you should contact your school principal.
Teacher of Excellence Award!We are very honored to recognize Jenna Buff as the Alexander County Schools Exceptional Children's Teacher of Excellence for 2017. Jenna is an EC teacher at Sugar Loaf Elementary and she was recognized at the Exceptional Children Division's 67th Conference on November 16th in Greensboro, NC. Jenna received a plaque, special seating at the morning's plenary session, her name listed on the conference program, paid registration and mileage reimbursement to and from the conference, and special recognition during the conference banquet. To be eligible for the Teacher of Excellence award, the person selected must hold an appropriate license, have at least five years of school experience, must maintain a student caseload and deliver daily instruction and be a leader within the school. Jenna Buff is an "exceptional" teacher and we extend heartfelt congratulations to her for this honor. Way to go, Jenna!