• Special Education Department Staff:

    Towanda Shirley, Director of Special Education
    Jessica Joyner, Coordinator of Special Education
    TBD, Supervisor of Instruction for Special Education: All Self-Contained Classes

    All Schools
    Kelly MacPherson, Supervisor of Instruction for Special Education: Middle and High Schools
    Jamillah Silver, Supervisor of Instruction for Special Education: Elementary Schools

    Special Education Transition Specialists:

    Travis Hansin, Suffolk Public Schools
    Melissa Walter, King's Fork High School

    Olivia McElroy-Kunkel, Nansemond River High School
    Coleen Sweet, Lakeland High School

    "Each One - Reach One" - The special education department of Suffolk Public Schools believes that every student has a right to a free and appropriate education. In keeping with that philosophy, a full range of services has been developed in Special Education serving children with disabilities aged 2 to 21 years of age.

    Upcoming Special Education Workshops

    Please visit the Special Education Parent Resource Center webpage for Upcoming Special Education Workshops


    100 North Main Street | 4th Floor | Suffolk, VA 23434
    (757) 925-6764 (phone) | (757) 925-5625 (fax)