Welcome to the web page for the Covington County School's special education program. The special education program is designed to offer services and support to students who have been identified as having a disability according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In addition, the special education program promotes opportunities for gifted and special needs students to participate in educational activities designed to help each student achieve maximum potential.
There are 13 areas of disability for which services are offered: autism, deaf-blindness, developmentally delayed, emotional disability, hearing impairment, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, other health impairment, orthopedic impairment, speech/language impairment, specific learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and visually impairment.
CHILD FIND - PROGRAMS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
In accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Covington County Schools provides Special Education programs for disabled children. Child Find is an attempt to identify and provide appropriate education and related services to all disabled children between the ages birth - 21. If you are a parent of a disabled child who is not receiving services, contact Covington County Board of Education at (334) 427-3819.
Notification of Destruction of Records
Special Education records that are no longer needed because they have reached the end of the 5 year retention period are scheduled to be destroyed on June 29, 2023. Records set to be destroyed are those of students born in 1997.
If you are the parent of a child or a former student, and would like these records, please notify in writing Covington County Schools Special Education Department, 807 C.C. Baker Ave. Andalusia, AL 36421 or you may call (334) 427-3819 to arrange pick up of records. Records must be claimed by June 15, 2023.
Mrs. Kelly McCollough
Special Education Coordinator
Mrs. Tonya Adams
System Test Coordinator
Mrs. Candi Wiggins
Mrs. Malissa Hester
Mrs. Robin Thompson
Special Education Secretary