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Welcome to Special Services


HCBOE Special Education





The Department of Special Services subscribes to the mission statement of the Hamblen County Board of Education and remains committed to the goals of the district. Additionally, the departmental mission is to proactively identify and accommodate disabilities on a case by case basis and to ensure that each child with a disability has equal access to the general curriculum to the maximum extent possible.

Directory of Services       


Child Find                                          Leigh Ann Mills

Gifted Education                                Leigh Ann Mills

Hearing Screenings                           Debbie Ivy

Homebound Instruction                      Denise Johnson

Nursing Services                                Mandy Lloyd

Psychological Services                      Mandy Lloyd

                                                           Lori Miller

                                                           Cindy Stelzman

                                                           Jessica Wilson


School-based Counseling                 Mandy Lloyd

Special Education Assessments      Leigh Ann Mills

                                                         Denise Johnson

                                                         Amy Mitchell


Special Education Referrals             Mandy Lloyd

504 Coordinator                                Amy Mitchell

Speech/Language  Services             Mandy Lloyd

                                                          Leigh Ann Mills


Occupational Therapy Services        Mandy Lloyd

                                                          Leigh Ann Mills


Visual Impairments                            Allissa Carr

Physical Therapy Assistant               Lori Hill


Assistive Technology                         Denise Johnson

Secretary                                           Lisa Horner

Secretary                                           Susan Shortt

Special Transportation                      Mandy Lloyd

Surrogate Parents                             Mandy Lloyd

Special Olympics                              Leigh Ann Mills

Vocational Rehab Assistant              Libby Goodman

Vocational Assessments                   Debbie Ivy