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Special Education Department

Special Education Introduction


Greetings Parents,



    It is with great pleasure and excitement that we welcome you to the 2018-2019 school year at George Washington Carver Academy. The Special Education Staff considers it a privilege to join with you in partnership as we address the educational needs for your child/children this year. Our belief is that by working together in partnership, your child/children will be rewarded with a very successful school year. It is our mission to work cooperatively with families, colleagues, other professionals, and the community in order to promote student success. Our goal is to achieve standards of excellence and innovation for children with special needs through personalized instruction; always being mindful of acting in the best interest of educating your child/children.


    This is an exciting time in education and at George Washington Carver Academy with new leadership at the helm. The Special Education Team are all highly qualified educators, possessing a variety of knowledge, experiences; and  well trained in implementing educational best- practices to improve student achievement.


    In closing, we invite you to visit our department; and look forward to working with you as we support each other in creating a positive home/school relationship. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 1-313-865-6024 ext. 204 or ext. 152



Educationally yours,



Sandra Jackson, SPED Director


Kim Griffin, Resource Teacher 


Sonya Stephens, Resource Teacher