The I-SS Exceptional Children Department has a five-year strategic plan. The following are the goals of the plan:
The Public Schools of North Carolina, Exceptional Children Division provides local units with detailed policies for the delivery of special education services. These rules and regulations are detailed in Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities- Amended July 2014 (http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/policies/nc-policies-governing-services-for-children-with-disabilities) from the Department of Public Instruction. Services are provided under the following categorical designations:The Public Schools of North Carolina, Exceptional Children Division, provides parents with a Parent Rights and Responsibilities in Special Education: NC Notice of Procedural Safeguards Handbook (as of July 2016). The following is a link to the document: http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/parent-resources/parents-rights-handbookProject Child Find: http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/policies/project-child-find
- Improve EC student achievement growth by at least 2% each year.
- Improve EC student outcomes through use of appropriate and meaningful data to drive instructional and behavioral decisions.
- Improve EC student social skills and behavior through intentional evidence-based strategies and practices.
- Improve EC student outcomes by providing continuum of services in the Least Restrictive Environment.