Vilonia Special Services

Vilonia Special Services supports the Vilonia School District in creating a visionary program focussing on the future of each student as it develops innovative programs that meet student needs. We elevate student centered programming that allows for students to have a voice in every day communication, social skills, self-advocacy and futures planning. Our programs are designed to inspire students to be life long learners and responsible contributing members of the community through relevant training and education to help students meet their future aspirations for life after graduation.

Vilonia Special Services Office

For Assistance: Phone 501-796-3031, Fax 501-796-6416

Ms. Liz Kelley, Director of Special Services

Mr. Josh Hart, Assistant Director of Special Services

Ms. Rhonda Holt, Special Services Administrative Assistant

We are in collaboration with a dedicated staff of teachers, paraprofessionals, school psychology specialists, and therapists who serve 502 exceptional students on six campuses in the 33rd largest district in the state of Arkansas.

Our Vilonia Transition Program has been privileged to present at a state level conference and assist other visiting schools. Our secondary program, under the direction of Ms. Doggett, Dr. Battles, Ms. Hardin & Ms. Rose, is being funded this year by a $90,000 WOIA grant over two years.

Our VHS SOAR Class with Dr. Bruce Battles are working together with the University of Central Arkansas on a technology research project utilizing our exceptional education students, student teachers enrolled in UCA's educational program under the direction of Dr. Jason Trumble and two 3D prionter secured through a grant from Dremel.

Our Vilonia Special Services Strategy Team serving multiple schools include:

Ms. April Reed, School Psychology Specialist, MS, LPE

Ms. Jennifer Shock, School Psychology Specialist, MS

Ms. Sherri Lewis, Physical Therapist

Ms. Britney Harmon, Speech Language Pathologist

Cathy Shourd, Occupational Therapist

Anna Stephens, Occupational Therapist

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