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BCS Exceptional Learners


Amanda Vance
Supervisor of Special Education (Preschool - 12th)
865-984-1212 ext. 2187
Fax: 865-980-1003
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Our Mission

To maximize the academic potential of every student in a safe and personalized environment in preparation for a successful transition into life beyond school.


Our Core Beliefs

  • We believe all children can and will learn, regardless of challenges.
  • We believe in a continuum of services to meetthe educational needsof all students.
  • We believe in providing individualized instruction to maximize learning potential.
  • We believe in developing self-advocacy and vocational skills needed to successfully transition into adulthood.
  • We believe achievement can be increased through collaboration of all stakeholders (parents, students, teachers, administrators and community.