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Student Support Services

Student Support Services is committed to removing barriers to learning and to promote the total well-being of students. The department provides wrap-around services, school psychology services, special education preschool, nursing, social services, and special education.

Michele Ferree
Director, Student Support Services
2801 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 542-2168


New Albany Floyd County School Corporation has a team of individuals who work closely with students, parents, and teachers to enhance the student’s independence in the school setting.

The team works collaboratively to select, design, fit customize, adapt, apply and maintain assistive technology devices.

Members of the team have varied backgrounds and hold licenses in teaching, speech-language pathology, occupation therapy, and physical therapy.

Assistive Technology Coordinator
Dodie Lacey
Office (812) 542-5506
Fax (812) 542-4788


Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

In accordance with Public Law, 105-17 and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation, Department of Student Support Services will destroy special education records that are no longer needed for the provision of special education.

Specifically selected records of former special education students, those referred for evaluation, or those who have exited the program (5 years ago) will be destroyed. The school corporation will maintain only directory information including the students, name, last known address and phone number, classes attended, attendance record, grade completed and year completed. Records with will be destroyed include test protocols and written reports, individualized education plans, individualized transition plans, and other educational documents relevant to providing the student a free appropriate public education during the time the student attended school.

Please note that some information to be destroyed may be needed by the student in order to substantiate claims for social security and other benefits.

All former students or legal guardians of former students who meet the age criteria noted above and who participated in special education programs in Floyd County who would like to retain these educational records should contact the office of Student Support Services at 812-542-2168 prior to the 5-year deadline.


Transition Services and Prevocational Education are available to secondary level students when recommended by the Case Conference Committee. Finding Opportunities and Rewards in Transitional Education (FORTE) assists students with occupational and life choices as they prepare to transition into adult life.

For More Information Contact:

Transition Coordinator
Michele Engle

Colleges and Post-Secondary Services for Persons with Disabilities in Indiana; 2007-2008 Edition
This publication, revised annually, lists colleges and technical schools and their respective Student Coordinators, services, and accommodations for students with disabilities http://www.doe.state.in.us/exceptional/speced/pdf/07-08-CollegeServices.pdf

Vocational Rehabilitation

1452 Vaxter Ave
Clarksville, In 47131

Social Security

3700 Blackston Blvd.
New Albany, IN 47150

Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services

1452 Vaxter Ave
Clarksville, IN 47131-2517