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Exceptional Children Home

2019 CCPS EC Educator of Excellence: Ashley Schultz

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Mission Statement

To graduate students prepared to be productive citizens.


Our Vision and Commitment to You:  to ensure every student is provided with an individualized set of supports and services to graduate and become successful adults engaged in the community.


Special Education is a service, not a place.

Administration and Office Staff


Kim Sarver, EC Director


Phone:252-728-4583, ext. 160147

Crystal Burke, EC Assistant Director


Phone: 252-728-4583, ext. 160146

Heather Carpenter, EC Data Manager/Assistive Technology Assistant/Medicaid


Phone: 252-728-4583, ext. 160136

Joanie Brand Hudson, EC Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper


Phone: 252-728-4583, ext. 160132


The Exceptional Children Department located at the Central Services office is open from 7:30 until 5:00.  

Central services is located at:

107 Safrit Drive, Beaufort, NC 28516

Phone: 252-728-4583, Fax: 252-728-3028

Project Child Find

North Carolina has a continuing Child Find procedure in place to locate all children with mental, physical or emotional disabilities residing in the State, including children with disabilities ...more

Referral, Evaluation, & Placement of Exceptional Children

A student suspected of having an educational disability is referred to the Multi Tier System of Support Team at his/her school. Interventions are identified and put in place to assist the student. F ...more

504 Notice

Notice of Availability of Educational Services to Children With Disabilities

Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Carteret County Public School System attempts to locate, ...more

Public Notice of Destruction of Records


Carteret County Public Schools Exceptional Children’s Office is hereby notifying the public of the intent to destroy confidential special education records. The public is duly notified ...more