Student Support

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The Student Services Office operates to support students and parents to gain access to the educational programs of the school district that will promote success for the individual student. Our primary purpose is to create a learning environment and professional culture of caring. We support students’ emotional and physical well-being as well as their intellectual, cultural and social development.

Child Find Announcement

 

The Office of Student Services of Saluda County Schools requests your help in the location and identification of all children with disabilities not currently being served.  South Carolina statutes require public schools to provide appropriate educational programs for disabled children between the ages of three and twenty-one years.

 Current categories of disabilities are a preschool child with a disability, developmentally delayed, speech/language impairment, orthopedic impairment, visual impairment, other health impairments, deaf-blindness, autism, traumatic brain injury, multiple disabilities, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, deaf and hard of hearing, and emotional disability.

Anyone who is aware of any child suspected of having any of these disabilities can contact Mrs. Elizabeth Shumpert at 864-445-8441 weekdays between the hours of 8:00a.m. and 4:30p.m..  The names of the referral person will remain confidential.


Staff
  • Elizabeth Shumpert
    Director of Student Support

    eschumpert@saludaschools.org

  • Holly Shealy
    Compliance Officer 

    hshealy@saludaschools.org

  • Merry Moore
    Administrative Assistant

    mmoore@saludaschools.org

  • Dr. Sandra McMullen
    District Psychologist

    scalliham@saludaschools.org

  • Charity Winningham
    District Psychologist

    cwinningham@saludaschools.org 

  • Andrea Harris
    ESOL Facilitator

    aharris@saludaschools.org 

Services Provided
  • ESOL

    The purpose of ESOL is to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet. Saluda County has ESOL programs in all five schools.

Special Education Resources for Parents
For additional information, you may contact the staff of the Office of Student Services at 864-445-8441 or in writing at 404 North Wise Road, Saluda, SC 29138.