Sue Daniels, Dare County Schools Hearing Impaired Consultant and Parent Advocate, is the district’s 2011 Exceptional Children Teacher of Excellence in the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Exceptional Children Division annual recognition program. A veteran educator for more than thirty years, Daniels earned her degree in in Speech and Language Pathology and Hearing Impaired from Marshall University.
Dare County’s Director of Exceptional Children Programs, George Graham, notes that as parent advocate, Daniels works closely with local parent agencies as well as families in addition to her role as a hearing impaired consultant, “Her performance in all areas is outstanding,” says Graham. “Our parents are joined by her colleagues to sing her praises.”
In her role as parent advocate, Daniels works with outside agencies and medical facilities to assist children and their families to obtain essential services. She works with all public schools in Dare County and is involved in finding solutions for problems by working closely with teams at each school.
Graham describes Daniels as a “vital asset” to his Exceptional Children’s team.
As the district’s EC Teacher of Excellence, Daniels will be recognized at the North Carolina Department of Public Education’s EC Division’s 61st Conference on Exceptional Children at the Khoury Convention Center in Greensboro held October 31 through November 3.