Student Support Services

Student Support Services Department

Department Overview

  • The Department of Student Support Services provides leadership in the prevention and intervention services of programs to support schools, students and parents by addressing the cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral, health, safety and alternative education needs of all students to maximize student achievement.

    Our priority is to reduce barriers to learning and enable students to achieve in a safe and exceptional environment.

Department Headlines

  • The following areas make up Student Support Services:

    Exceptional Children Services; Federal Programs; Prime Time; Student Assignment; Student Services

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  • Exceptional Children Services

    The mission of special education in Cumberland County Schools is to provide high quality educational services to students with disabilities by implementing Individualized Education Programs(IEP), utilizing research and standards-based interventions, instruction, and assessments in the least restrictive environment with the goal of preparing students to become productive, responsible members of their community.

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  • Federal Programs

    The mission of Federal Programs for Cumberland County Schools is to provide outstanding quality service to schools in order to increase overall student achievement.

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  • Prime Time

    Join Prime Time in the mornings and afternoons for hours of fun. Prime Time has been a trusted child care provider for thousands of families for 31 years and is a North Carolina Division of Child Care Development 3-star licensed program.

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  • Student Assignment

    Each student in the Cumberland County Schools System is assigned to the school of his/her grade level serving the attendance area in which the student’s parent or court-appointed custodian resides.

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  • Student Services

    Student Services is committed to supporting the instructional process by identifying and eliminating barriers to learning, advocating for the needs of the whole child, and empowering all students to become lifelong learners in the 21st century.

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    2465 GILLESPIE ST.
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. 28348
    PH. 910-678-2423
    FAX. 910-678-2493

    Dr. Mary A. Black
    Associate Superintendent

    Kim Jeffreys
    Administrative Assistant

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