Palm Beach
District Resources

Palm Beach 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

The School District of Palm Beach County - Exceptional Student Education

Exceptional Student Education Director
Kevin McCormick |
(561) 434-8626

Exceptional Student Education Transition Contact
Kerry Rawn,M.Ed. Secondary Program Planner for ESE |
(561) 434-8367

Foster Care District Liaison
Laura Shoemaker |
(561) 494-1449

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Lab School

South Tech Schools

Department of Juvenile Justice
Crystal Leonard, Transition Contact |
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)
Lisa Lutz, FDLRS Manager |
(561) 904-8180 | (561) 434-8064
Julie Drewes, Transition Contact |
(561) 434-8543
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)
Kim Berryhill, Project Manager | 
(561) 434-8147
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
South Florida - Purple Region - 5