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
Hutcherson Early Learning Center Nicola Turner
Bass Elementary School Ebony Martin
Bedford Hills Elementary School Shannon Snead
Dearington Elementary School Elizabeth Ennis
Heritage Elementary School Nicole (Robbi) Adams
Linkhorne Elementary School Samantha McDonald 
Paul Munro Elementary School Laurie Ward
Perrymont Elementary School Amanda Kenny
R. S. Payne Elementary School TBD
Sandusky Elementary School Addie Smulik
Sheffield Elementary School  Alicia Jefferson
T. C. Miller Elementary School Kim Hibbard
Dunbar Middle School Kimberly Milam
Linkhorne Middle School Kelly Reichard
Sandusky Middle School Tammy Porter
E. C. Glass High School Stephanie Early
Heritage High School Cassandra Pressley-Townes
Laurel Regional Program TBD


Additional Roles

Past Chair(s) Tiffany Ellis & Sydney Gunn     
Community Representative Sherry Murrell
Special Education Teacher Representative Katharine West-Hazlewood
Chairperson Renee Maca


Lynchburg City Schools Consultants

Wyllys D. VanDerwerker Director of Special Education
Leticia Farrow Supervisor of Elementary Special Education & Early Childhood
Janenne Daniels-Bosher Supervisor of Secondary Special Education


SEAC Public Meeting Dates for the 2018–2019 School Year 

Meeting Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Linkhorne Middle School Library

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