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Special Education

"Moving Mountains for Our Students with Special Needs"

The Mountain Education Charter High School's Special Education Department is dedicated to meeting the needs of our students with disabilities. All students with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE).

The MECHS employs certified, experienced Special Education teachers who share the mission of our school.

If a disability is suspected, please contact the local MECHS Site Administrator or the System Special Education Director.

Sandy Walden, Special Education Director
706-219-4664   EXT.1130

The IDEA Parent Survey will be open from January 15, 2020 – May 31, 2020.  The IDEA Parent Survey helps the state to determine parents’ perception of the success of parent engagement between the local school and themselves.  The information is gathered as a component of the State Performance Plan, Indicator 8: Percent of parents with a student receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving results for children with disabilities.  The data collected is reported in the Annual Performance Report and on the system profile about each system.  Each state is required to conduct a parent survey collection process to measure parent/family needs and perceptions.


Georgia’s parent survey is available to all families of students with disabilities.  The survey will be administered through an online link and can be found on the websites listed below.

Direct link to the parent survey:

Websites: GaDOE or

Ga Parent Mentor Partnership or

Parent to Parent of Georgia

Technical Assistance:

Click the link below to start the survey!


IDEA Parent Survey