District Resources

Union 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

Union County School District - Exceptional Student Education

Exceptional Student Education Director 
Christie Whitehead | whiteheadchr@union.k12.fl.us
(386) 496-2045 ext. 231 

Exceptional Student Education Transition Contact 
Owen Beatty | beattyo@union.k12.fl.us 
(352) 448-5204 

Department of Juvenile Justice
Barry Sams, Transition Contact | samsb@union.k12.fl.us 
(386) 496-2045 ext. 229 
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)   
Amy Lane, FLDRS/NEFEC | lanea@nefec.org 
(386) 329-3811 
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/Behavioral Disabilities (SEDNET)
Constance Ward | constance.ward@levyk12.org 
(352) 486-5240 ext. 2057
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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