Santa Rosa
District Resources

Santa Rosa County resources related to the transition of students with disabilities are provided in multiple categories in the box to the right. Some resources may be included in more than one category.

Local School District Resources

Santa Rosa County School District - Exceptional Student Education Page 

Exceptional Student Education Director
Debbie Anderson |
(850) 983-5167

Exceptional Student Education Transition Contact
Linda T. Andrews |
(850) 983-5168

Foster Care District Liaison
Sherry Smith, DJJ/ESE Transition Liaison |
(850) 981-7860 ext. 101

Department of Juvenile Justice
Laura Austin , DJJ Transition Specialist |
Cindy Peaden , DJJ Transition Specialist |
850-981-7860 ext. 101
Supports youth returning from DJJ programs to re-enter school, assists with transferring and receiving educational records and provides information to districts on local school options for returning DJJ students.

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS)  
Lyn Harris, Program Coordinator |
(850) 469-5423 | (888) 445-9662
Provides diagnostic and instructional support services to district exceptional student education programs and families of students with exceptionalities statewide

Santa Rosa County High School/High Tech 
Pensacola Penwheels, Inc.
Eunicia Giuchici, HS/HT Program Director |
(850) 292-2446
Provides opportunities for students with disabilities and other at-risk students to explore potential future careers by determining their interests and aptitudes, providing mentors, offering job-shadowing and internships and providing leadership opportunities

Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional Disabilities (SEDNET) 
Georganna Gordon, SEDNET Coordinator |
(850) 430-7473
J.E. Hall Center
30 East Texar Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503
Enhances the system of care for families and students with emotional disabilities through facilitation, collaboration and direct intervention, as well as research and development, with a network of key stakeholders

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