District Resources

Lee 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. This is the link to the Lee Transition Resources Padlet.

Local School District Resources

Lee County Public Schools - Exceptional Student Education 

Exceptional Student Education Director
Theresa Bowen, Director | TheresaMB@leeschools.net 
(239) 337-8104

Exceptional Student Education Assistant Director
Susan Ellinger | susanme@leeschools.net 
(239) 337-8335

            Exceptional Student Education Assistant Director
            Scott Kozlowski | scottko@leeschools.net
            (239) 337-8287

Exceptional Student Education Transition Contact
Amy Bartlett | amybar@leeschools.net 
(239) 337-8104

District Program Specialists for Transition 
Gina Lewis | EugeniaGLe@leeschools.net 
(239) 337-8140 

Foster Care District Liaison 
Dr. Ranice Monroe, Coordinator, Student Welfare & Attendance | ranicem@leeschools.net 
(239) 337-8522 

Adult Education/Career & Technical Education 
Rita Effing | ritaee@leeschools.net   
(239) 939-6300 (Career and Technical);
(239) 939-6310 (Adult)

Department of Juvenile Justice
Herman Williams, Transition Contact | hermandw@leeschools.net
(239) 335-1585
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) - Island Coast 
(239) 337-8363  
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)
Connie Tucker Reece, SEDNET Region 8B Project Manager | connie.reece@glades-schools.org 
Phone: (863) 946-0323
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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