Vision Statement: The vision of the Griffin-Spalding County Special Education Department is to be an agent of change, transforming our students into future-ready learners and contributing members of society.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Griffin-Spalding County Special Education Department is to prepare each student for successful transitions by providing quality individualized services and supports.
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Griffin-Spalding County School System Special Education Services and Supports website. My goal for our website is to provide direction, guidance, information and support to our parents, students, staff and community members. Parents or community members who seek additional information about special education services are urged to contact their child’s school or the Griffin Spalding County School System Special Education Services and Supports Department at (770) 229 3700. In a collaborative effort, we can ensure that our students receive the special education services they need and are identified as early as possible. Thank you for taking the time to explore our website.
Shelia C. Mincey
Director of Special Education Services and Supports
ASPIRE is one program that promotes student participation and self-awareness while also building parent/child relationships, improving parent/teacher communication and trust, and increasing positive interactions with school personnel.
Give Students a Voice in Their Education and Future
Develop their Self-Advocacy, Self-Awareness and Self-Determination Skills
Build Confidence and Self-Esteem… And They will Succeed.
What is Child Find?
The purpose of Child Find is to identify, locate, and evaluate children and youth, birth to age 21, who are suspected of, or have a disability or developmental delay. Griffin-Spalding County Schools serves children ages 3 through 21 with identified special education needs.
How can children be referred?
A referral may be made by anyone who has a concern about a child's development. All referrals are considered confidential. The parent retains the right to refuse services.