GCES service providers are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our students. Our team members are part of a strong support system that uses a multidisciplinary approach by working together in order to create customized solutions to help all students achieve their goals. Each provider is encouraged and enabled to pursue continuing education courses in order to grow and develop professionally. We never stop learning!
If you are intertested in joining our team and making a difference in the life of a child, please apply here.
Angel Jones, M.Ed
Master of Education in Special Education from William Carey University
Master of Education in Dyslexia Therapy through William Carey University (enrolled)
Mrs. Jones has 9 years experience as a Special Education Teacher and Case Manager in the public school system and providing private services. This includes teaching students from a wide range of learning disabilities. She has numerous hours of continuing education credits in the area of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders. She also has training and experience in a variety of specialized interventions and programs designed to address specific learning needs.
Billi Sumrall, MS CCC/SLP
ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Master of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Southeastern Louisiana University
Bachelor of Science in Speech & Hearing Science from the University of South Alabama
Mrs. Sumrall has 23 years experience working as a speech-language pathologist. She has provided services for students in Pre-K through high school.
She currently provides services for after-school and summer sessions.
Dr. Becky Turner
Bachelor of Science in Special Education from University of Wisconsin
Master of Science in Specific Learning Disabilities from University of South Alabama
Education Doctorate in School Psychology from Auburn University
Dr. Turner has 14 years experience as a special education teacher and 28 years experience as a school psychologist. She spent one year as the Director of a mental health clinic, Children's Health Fund, and 4 years as an adjunct professor for the University of Southern Alabama. She has conducted countless assessments for students with suspected learning disabilties to help determine achievement and functional levels, eligibility for special education services, and the presence of other learning deficits.
Brandy Mills, MS, C.C.D
Early Childhood Development and Intervention Specialist
Bachelor of Science in Psychology and
Masters of Science in Child and Family Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a candidate in Human Development and Family Science with a focus on Infant and Child at Mississippi State University.
Mrs. Mills has 18 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. She is currently an instructor of Child Development at the University of Southern Mississippi. She has worked with hundreds of children on the Gulf Coast!
Sarah Kathryn Alexander, MS CCC/SLP
Bachelors and Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Mrs. Sarah Kathryn has over 5 years experience working in schools, outpatient, acute care, and skilled nurses facilities. Her experience includes working with children with a variety of diagnoses, such as: autism, cerebral palsy, sensory processing disorder, apraxia, and other disorders which impact articulation, language, and feeding. She is also trained in SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding!
Jamie Farnham, M.Ed
Special Education Specialist
Masters of Education in Special Education from William Carey University
Mrs. Jamie has nine years experience in teaching life skills and one year as a Special Education Resource teacher. Throughout her career, she has worked extensively with students with intellectual disabilities, brain injuries, and many on the autism spectrum. She has had multiple opportunities to gain experience helping students use AAC devices. She has also received training and gained knowledge in many specialized areas of education including: how to work with students with vision impairments and who are deaf or hard of hearing; the TEACCH approach, ABA, and conscience discipline. She has a genuine passion to find ways to help every child and individual succeed!