District Resources

Hardee 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

Hardee County Schools

Exceptional Student Education and Student Services Assistant Director 
Tamara Taylor-Camilo | ttaylor@hardee.k12.fl.us
(863) 773-2600  

Transition Contacts  
Sarah Parks | sparks@hardee.k12.fl.us 
(863) 773-2600 

Department of Juvenile Justice
Dr. Karen Gustinger, Transition Contact | kgustinger@hardee.k12.fl.us 
(863) 471-5567
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.

Keiser University Multidisciplinary Center
(888) 453-4737 ext. 301
The Keiser University Multidisciplinary Center (KUMDC) is one of six regional Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Multidisciplinary Centers providing a range of services including screenings, assessments, mentoring for children and youth at risk for or who have been identified as having complex medical, educational, emotional or behavioral problems and other risk factors for poor educational/academic outcomes. KUMDC also provides consultation, technical assistance, and pre-service and in-service training. 

Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional Disabilities (SEDNET)
Vacant - TBD
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

Florida District Map
West Central Florida - Blue Region - 4