The Lynchburg City Schools’ Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is responsible to advise the local school division of the needs in the education of children with disabilities; participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of children with disabilities, submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities to the local school board, assist the local school division in interpreting plans to the community for meeting the special needs of children with disabilities for educational services, review the policies and procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to the submission to the local school board, and participate in the review of the local school division’s annual plan.

School Representatives

School Representative
Bass Elementary School Lanora Gaines
Bedford Hills Elementary  Sharon Foreman
Dearington Elementary School  Candice Mayhew
Heritage Elementary School Elizabeth Robertson
Linkhorne Elementary School  Samantha Hedrick
Paul Munro Elementary School Nicole Byrd
Perrymont Elementary School Amanda Kenny
R. S. Payne Elementary School  Danielle Englund
Sandusky Elementary School Kimberly Thomas
Sheffield Elementary School   Jennifer Walls
T. C. Miller Elementary School Sallie Carson
Dunbar Middle School Holly Gould
Linkhorne Middle School Nicole Lang
Sandusky Middle School Tammy Porter
Hutcherson Early Learning Center Lori Wright
Laurel  Sam Jacobs
E. C. Glass High School Stephanie Early
Heritage High School  Cassandra Pressley-Townes

 

Additional Roles

Past Chair Kelly Reichard
Community Representatives Elizabeth Ennis
  Kim Hibbard
  Sherry Murrell      
  Shimeka Bradley
Special Education Teacher Representative Kimberly Patsell
Chairperson TBD

 

Lynchburg City Schools Consultants

Wyllys D. VanDerwerker Director of Special Education
Leticia Farrow Supervisor of Special Education
Janenne Daniels-Bosher Supervisor of Special Education

 

SEAC Public Meetings - 2019–2020 

Meeting Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted

August 27, 2019
Linkhorne Middle School Cafeteria

September 24, 2019
P. L. Dunbar Middle School for Innovation Library

October 22, 2019
Heritage High School Auditorium and Cafeteria
Disability Awareness Night - 6:00-8:00 p.m.

February 18, 2020
Sandusky Middle School Library
Private School/Homeschool Public Comment Federal Set Aside Program
(Snow Date February 25, 2020)

March 24, 2020
Heritage High School Library
Review of Draft Special Education Annual Plan and Application for Flow Through Funds

April 21, 2020
E. C. Glass High School Library

To contact the Special Education Advisory Committee, please call Mr. Wyllys VanDerwerker at (434) 515-5030