Exceptional Student Education

Exceptional Student Education (ESE)

Mission Statement


With the support of a committed alliance of families, schools, and the community, the mission of Exceptional Student Education is to provide students the opportunities, environments, and resources necessary for individual success and achievement of their full potential to become productive and participating members of society.


McKay Scholarship

The McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities provides scholarships for eligible students with disabilities to attend an eligible public of private school of their choice.  

BDS McKay Scholarship Letter 

Carta firmada en español de la beca McKay

FLDOE Family Empowerment Scholarship (SES) Information 21-22

El Programa de La Beca de Empoderamiento Familiar (SES) 21-22 


Contact Information
Kimberly Edwards, Director of Exceptional Student Education and Pre-Kindergarten Services

edwarkf@bay.k12.fl.us, 850-767-4164





1311 Balboa Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 767-4100
William V Husfelt III
Superintendent, Bay District Schools
Office of the Superintendent
Shirley Byas
Equity Coordinator
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