Mission & Department News
about 1 month ago
Laurens County School District #55 will be a system of excellence and equity in educational practices for each learner.
Special Education Mission
The mission of Special Education Services in Laurens County School District #55 is to provide educational services to students with disabilities by implementing individualized interventions and instruction as students prepare to become productive members of the community.
News and Achievements
Special thanks to Mr. Robert E. Shortt for his service to Laurens District 55 students, educators, and families for over 50 years in education and LCSD55! Mr. Shortt has served as an Educator, Principal, Assistant Superintendent, and Special Services Consultant. We are especially grateful for the leadership and guidance he provided to Special Education during his tenure! He is admired by many and loved by all who meet him. Congratulations on your well-deserved retirement, Mr. Shortt!
Dr. Sara-Frances Lail and Mrs. Carolyn Shortt were elected to serve as executive board members for the South Carolina Division on Career Development and Transition for the 2018-2020 term. Dr. Lail will serve as Secretary for the Division and Mrs. Shortt will serve as Parliamentarian.
November 13th-17th 2017 is School Psychology Awareness Week. The national theme this year is "Power Up! Be a Positive Charge!"
Please be sure to thank the school psychologists in Laurens District 55 for all of their determination and hard work in serving our wonderful student population and for advocating daily.
Muri Howle, Phillip Foltz, and Steve Spearman for being a "positive charge" in Laurens District 55 for all students every day!