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 EC Dept. Contacts:

   ​EC Dept. Fax #  828-438-2910

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The caring, professional staff of Burke County Public Schools will provide a free and appropriate public education to students with disabilities within the least restrictive environment;  striving to maximize the potential of each learner by  partnering with families, schools and the community.
 BCPS Exceptional Children's Department



 Autism Awareness 5K

Burke County Public Schools Autism Problem Solving Team, along with Draughn High School student Adam B. is hosting the first annual Autism Awareness 5K.  

​​Autism Awareness

April 5th, 2014
Catawba Meadows Park 
Morganton, NC ​

​​​​The cost is $15 if you register by March 12 and $20 if you register afterMarch 12. For more information, contact Adam's senior project advisor Jacquie Grady at


 Going the Extra Mile...

​Congratulations to the following EC staff and community members for their "fund-raising" efforts!

  • Lisa Antley, Casey Lambert, and Brandi Mull for receiving a grant from the Grace Episcopal Church Foundation.  Funding has been received totaling $3295.00 which will address the sensory needs of children with Autism at North Liberty School.

 Opening Slide Show



 Way to go, 
BCPS EC Teachers and 
Related Services Providers!

Our (BCPS) Continuous Improvement Performance Plan (CIPP) has been reviewed by NCDPI-Exceptional Children's Department.  The response to our county's plan for improving services for students with disabilities was overwhelmingly positive.  Review the indicators and NCDPI's response to BCPS through the attached powerpoint. 

If you would like to be an active part of our review meetings, please notify your program specialist and/or instructional coach.  


 Picture Library

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N.Liberty Staff
NLS Summer Institute
From East to West....

 EC Department School Assignments

From Ray Childers to Glen Alpine, from East Burke to Freedom - BCPS Support Services cover many miles and many schools, ensuring the best possible care for each of our students with disabilities.  Not sure who is assigned to your school?  Check it out! 


 Annual Written Notification


Please read and review the "Annual Written Notification" regarding your rights to release information to NC Medicaid Program.  This document is located under EC Local Forms and will remain available throughout the year.  

Upcoming Events
9/19/2014 12:00 PM Number Worlds Training 
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