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 
Kerry Terrell | kterrell@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.

Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional Disabilities (SEDNET)
Maegan Neely | Maegan.neely@polk-fl.net
(863) 535-5975
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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West Central Florida - Blue Region - 4