Student Services

Special Education: A Service, Not A Place

Our team in the Student Services Office works collaboratively with school and division leaders, teachers, students, and families to provide the tools, guidance, supports, and services needed to ensure access and success for students with disabilities.  Waynesboro Public Schools is committed to providing a free appropriate public education for all students with disabilities by understanding student needs through data and addressing those needs with high-yield instructional strategies.  If you have questions about special education in Waynesboro Public Schools, please contact the Student Services Office at 540-946-4600, extension 117. 

Links to documents guiding our practices: 

Parent Guide to Special Education-

Procedural Safeguards-

Section 504 Procedural Safeguards

Information on Sensory Disabilities

Parent Guide to Dispute Resolution

Services for Students with Sensory Disabilities

Meet our staff:

Dr. Ryan Barber
 –  Executive Director of Student Services (Ext. 121)
   Foster Care Liaison, Special Education, Health Services, Homeless Education, Homeschool    Education, English Language Learners 

Jackie Walter
– Secretary (946-4600 Ext. 117) (SpED, Medicaid)
Dale Baldwin – Secretary (946-4600 Ext. 131) (Health Services, Homeless, Homeschool)

Jonathan Steck
– School Social Worker (946-4616)
Sarah Wygant - School Social Worker (946-4635) 

Amy Gilbert
 – Psychologist (946-4650)
Amy Hutcherson – Psychologist (946-4660)

Beth Gimbert
– Occupational Therapist

Amanda McComas - Head Nurse 946-4600 Ext. 128

Necesidades Educacionales

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