Special Education
Special Education Department
Special Education Department




Supervise, plan, and maintain compliance in special education programs for assigned districts.


Special Education Supervisors provide services to districts in areas relating to special education. Such services include preparation for Arkansas Department of Education monitoring and reporting; budget planning, preparation, and amendments; preparation of purchase service contracts; coordination of interagency resources like vision, hearing, behavior, and transition consultants; coordination of psychological testing; technical assistance with due process; professional development for administrators, regular education, and special education staff; child find activities; advisory assistance in parent conferences; and consultation for student specific difficulties, as well as classroom curriculum, materials, and methods.

Staff Assignments:

Lesa Rogers:  Deer/Mt. Judea, Valley Springs, Yellville-Summitt 

Lesa Barksdale: Alpena, Bergman, Flippin, Jasper, Leadhill

Gwen Benton: Cotter, Eureka Springs, Omaha, Ozark Mountain