Special Education Teacher Leadership Academy

2/17/2019 through 5/17/2019

Registration open through 4/1/2019 11:45 PM

Join a community of colleagues who will participate in an interactive, problem-solving professional learning experience that will strengthen leadership, compliance, and instructional skills to help improve results for students with disabilities. Participants will be required to access and complete IDEA modules, formative instructional practice modules, leadership modules, and actively participate in group discussions.

PLU Hours - 6



Kimberly Bennett is the Director of Coastal GLRS. She obtained her degrees from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee and Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia. She holds a Bachelor's degree in special education and a Master's degree in special education with an emphasis on behavior and autism.  Mrs. Bennett has over 13 years of experience working in the field of special education both as a teacher and coach for specially designed instruction. She served in her district as a RTI Coordinator, PBIS Coordinator, 21st Century Coordinator, 504 Coordinator, Summer School Administrator, and Academic Specialist. She also served as a Program Specialist for GLRS. In addition, Kim has 11 years experience in providing training and staff development for various companies and agencies. She is involved in community activities and enjoys growing leaders. 


Continuing Education
PLU: Units - 6


About Us

Coastal GLRS is a part of a network of seventeen sites to provide professional learning and other resources to educators and families of students with disabilities. Coastal GLRS serves school systems in District 15. This includes Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh Counties and Fort Stewart. In addition, Coastal GLRS also serves Coastal Academy and Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy GNETS.