The Clarke County School District’s Special Education Director Heidi Hill was recently named the 2017 Outstanding New Special Education Director by the Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education. Each year, G-CASE recognizes an outstanding special education director who demonstrates exemplary leadership and service.
“We are very proud of and extend our sincere congratulations to Ms. Hill for being selected by her peers as an outstanding special education director,” said Interim Superintendent Jack Parish. “This award reflects and recognizes the exceptional work Ms. Hill does for the students in the Clarke County School District each and every day.”
Hill has served as special education director for the district since 2015. Prior, she was principal at East Jackson Middle School from 2008-15. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree from Brenau University and an educational specialist degree from Piedmont University.
In her position, Hill oversees the district’s special education program and staff, which serves 1,852 students.
“This award represents the work of the school district’s entire special education team, as we have specifically focused our efforts on providing services to meet the needs of the whole child,” said Hill. “This recognition is a great honor for our team as we work diligently to integrate resources and ensure opportunities to improve student achievement.”