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Volusia County Schools
Exceptional Student Education
VCS ESE Intranet (staff)
Individual Educational Plan (IEP) Compliance
ESE Programs and Services
Volusia Adaptive Assistive Technology Team (VAATT)
Service Animal Guidelines
Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS)
ESE Advisory Committee
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) defines a speech or language impairment as "a communication disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or a voice impairment, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance" (34 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] § 300.8(c)).
JOIN OUR TEAM!
If you are a Master’s Level Speech-Language Pathologist seeking employment in an educational setting, investigate Volusia County Public Schools! Our Speech-Language Pathologists provide support to students ages 3 through 21 with a variety of communication disorders. We support
’s position statement on the roles and responsibilities of school-based personnel. We provide training and mentoring in best practices in the field and advocate for a workload approach. Our team is supported by trained and certified SLP administrators. If you have never practiced in a school setting, are an experienced school SLP, or if you are in a Communication Disorders graduate program and would like information about employment opportunities with our speech-language program, let us help you get started!
Volusia County Schools Main Telephone Lines
DeLand: (386) 734-7190
Daytona: (386) 255-6475 or (386) 258-4660
New Smyrna Beach: (386) 427-5223
Osteen: (386) 860-3322
Pat Kicklighter, M.S., CCC-SLP
Coordinator, Speech-Language, DHH, Vision Programs
Cynthia Sears, M.S., CCC-A/SLP
Administrator, Speech-Language, DHH, Vision Programs
Kathy Beauchamp, Office Specialist III