Exceptional Children's Department
The Exceptional Children's Department Program of services and staff commits to providing specially designed instruction with fidelity and evidenced based practices to students with disabilities with IEP's enrolled in Pitt County Schools in the least restrictive educational environment.
Music Therapy in action at Ayden Grifton High School!
Check it out! Ayden Middle School STEM class builds beeping eggs for our visually impaired students to participate in an egg hunt at Wintergreen Elementary school!
1717 West Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27834
Fax: 252-830-4290Virginia GaynorDirector252.695.7989Felicia PhillipsAdministrative Assistant252.830.4272Cindy CozartBookkeeper252.830.3592Charlene KnoxPreschool Coordinator252.695.7924Sherri Satonick
Preschool Program Specialist
252.830.3560Tracy HopkinsAutism Specialist252.830.3514Mary PeeleK-12 Instructional Coordinator252.830.3517Amanda WiggsInstructional Specialist252.320.8732Amy NealK-8 Program Specialist252.830.3513Sarah Pierce6-12 Program Specialist252.695.7969Dawn HesterCoordinator of Special Programs and Alpha Center252.830.3588Cher BasnightBehavior LiaisonAngela Suggs
Alpha Program Administrative Assistant
252.830.3564Patricia CannonLead Psychologist252.830.3551Vicki FulfordCECAS Coordinator252.695.7965Rhonda Joyner, Ms., CCC-AEducational Audiologist252.830.3563Shelia StaffelbachLead Speech-Language Pathologist252.695.7974Karen PooleLead Physical Therapist252.695.7964Joi HadnottLead Occupational Therapist252.830.3557Robin BlivenLead DHHJenna DinkinsLead VIMichele MazeyLead APE
Exceptional Student Spotlight
Hunter Outland presented to a group of staff at a workshop regarding students with autism and behaviors sometimes associated with autism. He spoke about himself, the behaviors he had and how he has overcome them. Thanks, Hunter for sharing your story!
Art Access Series of Fortunate Events (SOFE)
Four events featuring artists with disabilities in film, visual art, music and dance.
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Thank you to all PCS Exceptional Children Staff who volunteered for the Night to Shine prom hosted by Covenant Church on Friday, February 7th, 2020! It was a wonderful event.
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has created a listserv to give you the most up to date information! You have to sign up to receive the emails. Please see the following attachments from information on how to sign up and more about this new resource!
2019 Incredible ECU Women Award Recipient
Please join us in congratulating Ms. Virginia Gaynor, Director of Exceptional Children, on receiving the 2019 Incredible ECU Women Award! The Women's Roundtable acknowledges the contributions of women to East Carolina University's legacy and encourages new levels of commitment by women to the university's future.
Congratulations to Michele Mazey, PCS Adapted Physical Educator, on being presented with the Civitan Servant's Heart Award on April 15th, 2019 by the Winterville Civitan Club. This award is part of a global awareness project honoring those who work with individuals with disabilities. Thank you, Michele, for your work in the community!