Director: Deborah G. Martin

Location: Central Office, 301 Mamie Street

Phone: 601-582-5078

Fax: 601-582-6666

The Exceptional Children and Health Services Department’s purpose is to provide a broad continuum of services to students with exceptional needs and talents through a comprehensive system of supports that address the academic, social, health, emotional, psychological and behavioral needs of our varied and dynamic students.  Exceptional Children and Health Services provides support to special education, gifted education and school health services.

Contact Information

Derrick Autmon – Case Manager

Michelle Johnson – Literacy Coordinator

Lashanda Champagne – School Nurse

Cora Everette – School Nurse

Stacey Metz – Special Education Preschool Teacher

Raymond Alexander – Speech Pathologist

Heather Ezell – Speech Pathologist

Krystal Graves – Speech Pathologist

Kenya Jones – Speech Therapist

Kimberly Miller – Psychometrist

Judy Ratcliff – Psychometrist


Robin Hinton

Notice of Annual Project Application Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2017-2018

The public is invited to review and provide feedback on the FY18 “2017-2018” IDEA Part B and Preschool budgets.  The budget application is available for viewing online at and at the Hattiesburg Public School District Administrative Office located at 301 Mamie Street Suite D.  Formal comment period ends June 30, 2017.
Comments may be submitted to Deborah Martin using one of the following methods:

Mail: Office of Exceptional Children, 301 Mamie Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Fax: 601-582-6666

2017-2018 IDEA Budget
2017-18 IDEA Budget Narrative

RFP Documents:
Exceptional Children Health & Service Providers RFP #03-2018

Other documents:
FY17 Private School Report
Private School Participation Report