Moore County's Exceptional Children's Services page

Exceptional Children's Services

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Exceptional Children's Services is dedicated to providing a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) that will meet the diverse needs of our students' with disabilities.  We strive to ensure that all students are provided a quality education through specially designed instruction that will allow them to meet their unique needs and prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living.  Moore County School's Exceptional Children's Department provides a full range of support and services to students with a broad spectrum of abilities and disabilities.  Our staff is diligent in ensuring that students are served in the appropriate least restrictive environment (LRE) to promote their cognitive, physical, social/emotional, and vocational development.

Kim Bullard, Director for Exceptional Children's Service
Kim Bullard was appointed as the Director of Moore County Schools’ Exceptional Children’s (EC) Services in 2019. In that capacity, she works with administrators, EC teachers and families to provide services to students with disabilities in Moore County. She also oversees the district’s initiative for North Carolina State Improvement Project grants to provide professional development for teachers in the areas of Math and Reading foundations for struggling learners.

Prior to her current role, Bullard served as principal of Robbins Elementary school for five years. From 2007 to 2014 she held positions as assistant principal at Carthage and Sandhills Farm Life Elementary schools, and as principal at Highfalls and West Pine Elementary schools. 

Bullard holds a B.S. in Elementary Education K-6, a teaching license in Special Education, a M.A. in School Administration and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. 

Kim Bullard

IDEA Grant Notice


PUBLIC NOTICE FOR PARTICIPATION AND COMMENTS ON THE NORTH CAROLINA APPLICATION FOR GRANT AWARD UNDER PART B OF THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT AS AMENDED IN 2004 FOR FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2021 The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is making available its annual State Application for receiving grant award under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004. The proposed application will be available for public review June 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020. Comments will be accepted June 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020. A copy of the State Application will be available on the NCDPI website at, or under Hot Topics. Also, each Local Education Agency will receive a copy of the State Application for public review. Interested citizens may submit comments via e-mail to or mail to: NCDPI, Exceptional Children Division, ATTN: Sherry Thomas/ 6356 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-6356.


SLD Policy Addendum-Public Comment

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is making available proposed language updates to the 2016 Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Addendum. The proposed updates will be available for public review April 29 – May 29, 2020. Comments will be accepted April 29 – May 29, 2020. A copy of the proposed language updates will be available through  the NCDPI Exceptional Children (EC) parent listserv, and the NCDPI website at: under Hot Topics. Additionally, each Local Education Agency (LEA) received a copy for public dissemination and review.  A copy of this document is located at Central Office or can be requested by emailing our Director for Exceptional Children's Services, Kim Bullard, at

Interested citizens may submit comments via this link,,

mail to: NCDPI Exceptional Children Division ATTN: Matt Hoskins 6356 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-6356 

Moore County Schools Exceptional Children’s Department

160 Pinckney Road Carthage, NC 28327
Telephone: (910) 947-2342 Fax: (910) 947-5489

In December 2019, the Moore County Schools (MCS) will be purging special education and psychological records of students born on or before January 1, 1992 and January 1, 1993.  Any person(s) interested in obtaining copies of such records before they are destroyed must contact the Exceptional Children’s Department at (910) 947-2342 by November 30, 2019 to set-up an appointment to pick up their file.  Please note that the record to be destroyed may be needed for social security benefits, legal defense or other purposes.


Moore County Schools Departamento de Niños Excepcionales
160 Pinckney Road Carthage, NC 28327
Telefono: (910) 947-2342 Fax: (910) 947-5489

En diciembre de 2019, las Escuelas del Condado de Moore (MCS) purgará los registros psicológicos y de educación especial de los estudiantes nacidos en o antes del 1 de enero de 1992 y el 1 de enero de 1993. Cualquier persona (s) interesada en obtener copias de dichos registros antes de que sean destruidos debe comunicarse con el Departamento de Niños Excepcionales al (910) 947-2342 antes del 30 de noviembre de 2019 para programar una cita para recoger su archivo. Tenga en cuenta que el registro que será destruido puede ser necesario para beneficios de seguro social, defensa legal u otros fines.


  • Moore County Schools
  • 5277 Hwy. 15-501 South, Carthage, NC28327
  • 910-947-2976
  • 910-947-3011
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