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 Katrina Wadsworth
Bedford Hills Elementary  Melanie Ellis
Dearington Elementary School  Deshanta Thomas
Heritage Elementary School William & Christine Hedrick
Linkhorne Elementary School  Twonya Tolbert
Paul Munro Elementary School Joy Pratt
Perrymont Elementary School Adrianne Chapman
R. S. Payne Elementary School Kitty Brew
Sandusky Elementary School Tasha Saunders
Sheffield Elementary School   Michelle Rose
T. C. Miller Elementary School Ja’Niece Sales
Dunbar Middle School Jessica Hite
Linkhorne Middle School Emily Plice
Sandusky Middle School Sonia Jennings
E. C. Glass High School Tiffany Stephens
Heritage High School Tequilla Johnson
Hutcherson Early Learning Center Kara McGinniss


Additional Roles

Chairperson Tiffany Stephens
Past Chair Sherry Murrell
Community Representatives Holly Gould
  Kim Hibbard
  Sherry Murrell
  Addie Smulik   
Special Education Teacher Representative Karen Mason


Lynchburg City Schools Consultants

Janenne Daniels-Bosher Director of Special Education
Leticia Farrow Supervisor of Special Education
Kim Patsell Supervisor of Special Education


SEAC Public Meetings - 2021–22

Meetings will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the following dates: 

  • August 24, 2021
  • September 28, 2021
  • February 8, 2022
  • March 22, 2022

To contact the Special Education Advisory Committee, please call Janenne Daniels-Bosher at (434) 515-5030. The public can submit comments and questions by phone before noon on the day of the meeting.