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Program Descriptions and Contacts


Teachers, please contact Paul Farmer by phone at (850) 595-0761ext. 238 or email at for help with PEER login username and password.

PEER Website


Single Sign On Guide.

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Exceptional Student Services


Exceptional Student Education Mission

It is the mission of the
Exceptional Student Education Department
to support and sustain the educational structures
and practices, to be inclusive of all students
with or without disabilities, and to empower
them to become responsible and productive citizens
in today's global society. Each student will be
welcomed, valued, given access to rigorous teaching
and appropriately supported to access the
general education curriculum.



October Disability Month

October Disability Month is observed the first two weeks of October. Please enjoy this video created by the faculty, staff and students at Blue Angels Elementary.

Special Olympics Hosted by Tate


Empowerment Parent Resource Center ESC Parent Support and Training

National Downs Syndrome Day



ESE Director/ Program Coordinator

Teri L. Szafran, Director

Phone: (850) 595-0761 ext. 204


Sondra Hill, Program Planning Coordinator

Phone: (850) 595-0761 ext. 202


Compliance Corner Clips

Let’s start 2018 Compliant!


  • Gather your case load assignment data in FOCUS using the “Raymond Report” for IEP and Re-eval due dates in August!
  • Remember to mark the box listed as other and indicate one or both statements on the parent notifications if “Consideration of placement in ESE Center” will be discussed or “Consideration of instruction in access points and participation in Florida State Alternate Assessment” at an IEP review meeting
  • Inform and provide General Education Teachers student accommodation information

Our department has been temporarily relocated to the McMillan Center located at
1403 W St Joseph Ave, Pensacola, FL 32501.

Our phone has changed to 850-595-0761.


ESE Facebook Page

Disability Rights Florida

Disability Rights Florida was founded in 1977 as the statewide designated protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in the State of Florida. Disability Rights Florida is a not-for-profit corporation that has authority and responsibility under eight federal grants. Our services are free and confidential.

ESE Teacher Resources 2018

Tar Heel Reader: easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics.


Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities: adapted literature with symbols/Pix


CPALMS Florida Students: educational resources and tutorials for ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies


Florida Inclusion Network Resources: resources on UDL, RtI, and much more


ACCESS: Access Points Standards aligned with Gen standards, units, lesson plans, etc.