Pathways to the Future 2016

Pathways to the Future 2016 is an informational fair on various topics related to transitioning from high school to adult life for persons with disabilities.  Pathways 2016 will give you an opportunity for families and professionals in the Fredericksburg region to learn about services and community resources available to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Sat, November 12, 2016, 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM EST at Chancellor High School, 6300 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407


Register Here  Register online before November 11, 2016


Services for Students Identified as Hearing or Visually Impaired

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) provides information on services for students with hearing and vision impairments at its Web site. See the attachment from the Superintendent’s memo at the following link to access the valuable information and resources. A packet of this information can also be made available in an accessible format for parents who do not have internet access.

Special Education-Specific Disabilities-Sensory Disabilities



Child Find

Each division must conduct a public awareness campaign (also known as a child find program) to inform the community about special education programs and services. View School Board Policy IGBA, Programs for Students with Disabilities.

Special Education Personnel Continue to Succeed

SPED O Y nominees

The Special Education (SPED) faculty and staff work hard to provide the students with quality education and support services.  Several of them were recognized this year for the impact that they have made.

Susan Gayle- Central Office Support Person of the Year

Josh Hanes- Novice Teacher of the Year, Madison Elementary

Frank Shumaker- Novice Teacher of the Year, Caroline High School

Special Olympics Meet In the Middle Event

What a success! The participation from our students and families, and the hands on support from our community was amazing.   Athletes, buddies and student volunteers worked hard and had fun. Personnel from the Sheriff’s office and from the Emergency Medical Services were there to support the students and help in multiple of ways. Their hands on efforts could be seen on the field and behind the scenes.  Even in the concession stand, you could see members making things happen.  Many of the CCPS Administrators, faculty and staff were there to help and show their support.