• 2015-2016 School Year
    Welcom to Exceptional Children

    Currituck County Schools Exceptional Children Program Leadership Team

    Doug Towle
    Director of Exceptional Children
    Deidre Simmons Preschool Coordinator
    Dana Parker
    Behavior Support Liaison
    Raleigh Hudock
    Behavior Support Liaison
    Kim McClellan
    Lead School Psychologist
    Kellie Carter
    Lead Speech Therapist
    Kay Wittenberg
    Administrative Assistant

    Children learning
    The EC Director's Advisory is actively recruiting members.  Please contact Mr. Doug Towle for more information at dtowle@currituck.k12.nc.us or 252.232.2223 ext. 1016.  FAX (252) 232-1009.

    About our Program
    Currituck County Schools offer a full continuum of services for students identified as Exceptional Children ages three through twenty-one. Services are provided for students identified as Autistic, Hearing Impaired, Deaf/Blind, Deaf, Multihandicapped, Orthopedically Impaired, Other Health Impaired, Preschool Delayed/Atypical, Specific Learning Disabled, Speech-Language Impaired, Traumatic Brain Injured, Visually Impaired; or as having a Serious Emotional Disability, or a Mild, Moderate, or Severe Intellectual Disability.

    In addition, the Exceptional Children's Program serves students who have been identified as Academically and Intellectually Gifted.

    Our programs are federal, state, and locally funded and all programs follow the Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities or the locally adopted Academically and Intellectually Gifted Plan and state guidelines.

    Referrals to the Exceptional Children programs are made through the Student Assistance Team.  Certified school psychologists are available to complete evaluations with no cost to the parent.

    Please contact Doug Towle, Director of Exceptional Children, for any further information.

    You can help...
    Project Child Find
    Child Find is an effort coordinated by the Currituck County School System and the Exceptional Children Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to locate and identify children and youth ages 0 through 21 with disabilities who are in need of special education and related services; and to inform parents and/or guardians of the services available from their local school system and other state and community agencies.
    21st Century Pedagogy: 

    Parent Resources:
    Handbook of Parents' Rights, English Version

    Parent Partners Project: How you can be more involved!
    For More Information...visit
    Exceptional Children Division, NCDPI

    To review our LEA Annual Performance Reports 2011-2012
Last Modified on August 28, 2017