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Student Services

The Student Services Office operates to support students and parents to gain access to the educational programs of the school district that will promote success for the individual student. Our primary purpose is to create a learning environment and professional culture of caring. We support students’ emotional and physical well-being as well as their intellectual, cultural and social development.
 
Child Find Announcement
 
The Office of Student Services of Saluda County Schools requests your help in the location and identification of all children with disabilities not currently being served. South Carolina statutes require public schools to provide appropriate educational programs for disabled children between the ages of three and twenty-one years.
 
 Current categories of disabilities are a preschool child with a disability, developmentally delayed, speech/language impairment, orthopedic impairment, visual impairment, other health impairments, deaf-blindness, autism, traumatic brain injury, multiple disabilities, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, deaf and hard of hearing, and emotional disability.
 
Anyone who is aware of any child suspected of having any of these disabilities can contact Mr. Brian Chatman at 864/445-8441 weekdays between the hours of 8:00a.m. and 4:30p.m.. The names of the referral person will remain confidential.
 
 
Staff 
 
Elizabeth Shumpert
Director of Student Support
 
Holly Shealy
Compliance Officer 
 
Merry Moore
Administrative Assistant
 
Dr. Sandra McMullen
District Psychologist
 
Charity Winningham
District Psychologist
 
Andrea Harris
ESOL Facilitator
 
 
Teacher Resources
Services Provided 
 
The purpose of ESOL is to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet. Saluda County has ESOL programs in all five schools.
 
Special Education Resources for Parents 
Procedural Safeguards
For additional information, you may contact the staff of the Office of Student Services at 864-445-8441 or in writing at 404 North Wise Road, Saluda, SC 29138.