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Foster Care Education

In accordance with ESSA, districts must provide transportation to foster care students based upon their best interest.
Foster Care Education

Eductional Success for Students in Foster Care!

Students in foster care are entitled to remain at their school of origin if placed into foster care.

In order for the student to remain in their school of origin, it must be determined that it is in their best interest.

The best interest determination meeting is held with a team that is composed mainly of: parent/family, social services/case worker, public school transportation director, and public school foster care liaison from school and district lead.

Foster Care Education


Sara Bigley

State Foster Care Coordinator NC Foster Care Education Program

State Education Agency Point of Contact for Foster Care 

Tundra Woolard

Local Education Agency Point of Contact