814A Morse Avenue, Tylertown, MS 39667

Wade Carney, Superintendent



The Walthall County School District Special Services Department is responsible for all student educational needs relating to the areas of Special Education, Section 504, and Gifted Education.


Special Education services are offered to eligible children/students ages 3-21.  The goal of the special education department is to provide students with a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in their least restrictive environment (LRE).


Section 504 plans are offered to eligible students.


Gifted Education, Project Challenge, is offered to eligible students in grades 2-6.  Referrals can be made by teachers, parents, or students.


Julie Etheridge


Email:  jetheridge@wcsd.k12.ms.us


Phone: 601-876-6000 

Fax:  601-876-3194


Walthall County School District

Special Services

613-A Broad Street

Tylertown, MS  39667


Joy Stringer, Case Manager
Sherry Key, Secretary
Kenny Peavey, Psychometrist
Leah Foxworth, Speech Pathologist
Hillary Fortenberry, Speech Pathologist
Shannia Dozier,  Speech Therapist/Behaviorist

The Walthall County School District offers equal educational and employment opportunities on a non-discriminatory basis in compliance with the requirements of the following federal civil rights legislation: Title VI, Title IX, the Vocational Amendments of 1976 and 1979, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 94-142. Further, the Walthall County School District offers equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, or handicap. The lack of English language skills is not a barrier to participation in any course. ESSA Law Section 112 (e) (3) (D) BASIS FOR ADMISSION OR EXCLUSION.  A student shall not be admitted to or excluded from, any federally-assisted education program on the basis of a surname or language minority status.   The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries and grievances regarding the non-discrimination policies: Title IX/ADA Coordinator, 814A Morse Avenue, Tylertown, MS 39667, 601-876-3401, or 504 Coordinator, 814A Morse Street, Tylertown, MS 39667, 601-876-3401.  Any waste, fraud, and abuse complaints should be reported to the superintendent's office.