Dr. Marie Underwood, Director of Shared Services

706-742-8292 ext. 226


Blanca Skinner, Administrative Assistant

706-742-8292 ext. 407


RESA Shared Services was created to assist thirteen of the local school systems by providing specialized personnel to serve students with disabilities. The program began in 1974 with three service providers and has grown to include more than 50 providers of the following related and low incidence services:


Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Occupational Therapy

Orientation & Mobility Services

Physical Therapy

Visually Impaired 

In addition, RESA Shared Services manages a Regional Program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. Services in this program include highly qualified teachers of the Deaf/HH, Educational Interpreters, Paraeducators, and a Speech Language Pathologist.

 The RESA Shared Services program supports students in the following systems: Barrow, Clarke, Commerce City, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson City, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Social Circle City, and Walton. Services are accessed through referrals made by the schools.