Special Education

Nana Fortney, Special Education Administrative Assistant

Maggie Turner, Speech Therapist

Coretta Robinson, Case Manager/Psychometrist

Office Number: (662) 398-2972

Email: nfortney@nbcsd.k12.ms.us

Purpose and Goal:

The purpose of the North Bolivar Consolidated School District, Department of Special Education is to provide effective educational programs to students with disabilities, ages 3-21, who are in need of special education and other services necessary to enable them to benefit from instruction as provided for in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and state law.  The Special Education Department  is responsible for identifying, evaluating, determining eligibility, and the individualized educational programming  for children that meet the qualifying  criteria of a disability as outlined by the Mississippi Department of Education.  Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions at (662) 398-2972.

Procedural Safeguards

  • Child Find
  • Special Education Teacher Portal (Secure)
    • Initial Evaluation Procedures and Checklist
    • Reevaluation Procedures and Checklist
    • Hearing/Vision Results
    • MET/Eligibility Form
    • Teacher Narrative
    • Developmental History
    • Student Health Update Form
    • Refusal of Services
    • Record of Access to Student Records


The North Bolivar Consolidated School District Office of Special Education is accepting price quotes for the 2023-2024 school year for the following services: physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, psychometry, and school psychology. Quotes can be mailed to North Bolivar Consolidated School District 204 North Edward Ave. Mound Bayou, MS 38762 or emailed to athornton@nbcsd.k12.ms.us.



Adera Thornton

Adera Thornton
Special Education Director

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