Hello and thank you for visiting the Exceptional Children's Department website. I want to assure you that it is our pleasure as well as our obligation to identify and provide services for our students with special needs. We have a team of dedicated and qualified staff to create and implement an educational program designed specifically for each child. If you have questions or concerns that need my attention, please feel free to contact me.        -Dr. Shannon O. White, Director

The Exceptional Children's department provides evening information sessions for parents, on a number of topics.  In an effort to understand parents' wishes, we would like to know your preferred method for receiving such information.  Please take a moment to complete this survey so that we can better serve you.
Click HERE to take a brief survey.




Information gathered from Parent Surveys help to guide our staff to provide you with the best customer service possible. 
If you did not complete a paper copy at your child's IEP meeting,
you can do it here. Your participation is appreciated.

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Special Education philosophy:
Equality vs. Equity

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                                                                              Dr.  Shannon O. White, Director                                             Brittney McDaniel, 
Administrative Assistant
hannon_white@pender.k12.nc.us                                          brittney_mcdaniel@pender.k12.nc.us                                     
                                                                              Phone:910-663-3537                                                                  Phone:  910-663-3537
                                                                              Fax:  910-259-0133                                                                     Fax:  910-259-0133 
  •             Pender County Schools
  •             925 Penderlea Hwy, Burgaw, NC 28425
  •             Phone 910-259-2187 | Fax 910-259-0133

    Helpful Links:

    Public Schools of NC 
    Exceptional Children Division

    Handbook of 
    Parent's Rights
    Click the book to view it in English or Spanish

    NC's Parent Training and Information Center
    http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/Exceptional Children's Assistance Center