Welcome to the Jackson County School's Department of Special Education. Our goal is that this site will provide you with information about our department, the services we provide, how to access those services, and links to resources in the community and our state. We serve students with disabilities aged 3 through 21 based on the needs of each individual student. Contact Jackson County School's Department of Special Education for assistance with the identification and referral process. 

All children grow and develop at different rates. A problem in one or two of the skill areas may not be serious, but it is important to be certain. The sooner the delay in development is discovered, the sooner help can be offered. Screening is the first step in identifying children who may need special services. 

Jackson Co. Schools Child Find Brochure


Are you concerned with your child exhibiting any of the following characteristics:

  • Slow development
  • Difficulty in seeing or hearing 
  • Difficulty with moving
  • Long-term health problems
  • Difficulty with speaking
  • Difficulty with getting along with others
  • Advanced academic talent


Birth to 2.5 years  |  Call Tennessee's Early Intervention System at 931.528.1623

2.5 to 5 years        |  Call Todd Clinton, Supervisor of Special Education at 931.268.0119

5 years or older    |  Report your concerns to your child's principal.  The principal can advise you of next steps.

Resource Links

Voluntary Pre-K for Tennessee 

Tennessee's Early Intervention System

Tennessee Division of Special Education

TREDS (Tennessee Project for Individuals with Combined Hearing and Vision Loss)

Transition Tennessee

Statement of record destruction

Procedural Safeguards

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