Special Services


Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Special Services is to provide resources to support the academic, physical, social, and emotional needs of exceptional students. 

Who We Are

The Colleton County School District Department of Special Services provides a full continuum of special education programs, related services, and placement options to students ages three to twenty-one who are eligible for special education services. 

Additionally, the district wants to:

  • expand opportunities for students with disabilities
  • increase differentiation of instruction
  • increase assistive technologies to ensure progress in the general education curriculum
  • improve transition skills to prepare students for post-secondary/career readiness



Our Location

Department of Special Services

Physical Address:

500 Forest Circle
Walterboro, SC 29488

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1947
Walterboro, SC 29488

Voice: 843-782-0022
Fax: 843-782-0026

Meet The Leadership Team

Interim Director of Deanna Parish

Deanna Parish

Interim Director of Special Services 
Email: dparish@colleton.k12.sc.us 
Phone: ( 843) 782-0022 ext 71550


Karyn Corbett Interim Coordinator of Special Services

Karyn Corbett

Interim Coordinator of Special Services

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (843) 782-0022 ext 71570


 Cathy Barnett Administrative Specialist

Cathy Barnett

Administrative Specialist 
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: ( 843) 782-0022 ext 71560