District Resources

Washington 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

Washington County School District

Exceptional Student Education Director
Julie Jeffries, ESE Director | julie.jeffries@wcsdschools.com
(850) 797-9197

ESE Transition Contact
BJ Smith, Transition Specialist | bj.smith@wcsdschools.com
(850) 797-9197

Foster Care District Liaison
Elizabeth Arnold, Director | elizabeth.arnold@wcsdschools.com
(850) 638-6222 ext. 2241

Department of Juvenile Justice
Pat Collins, Transition Coordinator | pat.collins@wcsdschools.com
(850) 638-6222
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)
Toyka Holden, FDLRS Manager | toyka.holden@paec.org
(850) 638-6131 ext. 2222
Provides diagnostic and instructional support services to district exceptional student education programs and families of students with exceptionalities statewide

Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional Disabilities (SEDNET)
Rusty Holmes, SEDNET Coordinator SEDNET | rusty.holmes@paec.org
(850) 638-6131 ext. 2240
PAEC 753 West Boulevard Chipley, FL 32428
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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