Sharon Mart has taught in the field of special education for 38 years in 5 different states. She graduated with high honors from the University of Virginia in 1979 and earned her Master's Degree in special education at Northern Kentucky University in 1983. Sharon has been an Exceptional Children Program Specialist in McDowell County for 9 years. She is involved with the NCSIP Math Foundations and is a math coach for the special education teachers in McDowell County. Sharon supports and mentors the 8 self contained classes and teachers for McDowell County Schools and is very passionate about meeting the needs of our students with significant cognitive disabilities. She is also a member of the Autism Team for the county. Sharon feels blessed to be part of the McDowell County Exceptional Children's Department.