Academic Services
Thomas Spencer, Associate Superintendent of Academic Services

Thomas Spencer,
Associate Superintendent
662.449.7205

Jerry Darnell, Executive Director of Academic Services
Jerry Darnell, Executive Director
662.449.7279

The DeSoto County School District Academic Services department consists of an exceptional group of professionals committed to providing continued support to teachers, students and parents.  One of the goals of Academic Services is a shared responsibility with principals, teachers, and parents that works to provide an enriched and rewarding learning experience for all students.

Academic Services consists of academic programs that include Career and Technical Education, Leadership Development, Research and Accountability, Special Education, Federal Programs, Mental Health, Student Records, English Learners and Curriculum.  Personnel from these departments will work closely with students and parents to provide the necessary assistance, resources and training opportunities designed to support student achievement and enhance teacher performance.

Please feel free to contact us regarding questions you may have.  For contact information, please click the "Academic Services Team" link underneath this message.  We wish you much success this school year!

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