Posts Categorized: News

COVID-19 Dashboard

The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities/Beacon School is committed to the safety and health of students and staff. We want to inform you that we have recently received information about a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a student or staff person at Beacon School. Cleaning and disinfecting of the exposed locations has been completed. […]

ACBDD’s 2020 Annual Report

The ACBDD proudly shares with the community its 2020 Annual Report. In this year’s Annual Report, we have included the traditional highlights from throughout the year. We have also included a special “COVID response” section that documents how the ACBDD – an agency of 100+ employees – quickly changed with the times, in a way […]

Job Posting: Instructor, Intervention Specialist PreK-3

The ACBDD’s Beacon School has an opening for an Instructor, Intervention Specialists PreK-3. This position is for the academic year, has a competitive starting rate, and comes with an excellent benefits package including participation in the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS). Beacon School is a special educational service provider for five local school districts in […]

Job Posting: Transition Coordinator

The ACBDD has an opening for a Transition Coordinator, which is a position that helps young adults prepare for life after high school. This position is full-time, has a competitive starting rate, and comes with an excellent benefits package. Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in Special Ed, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.• Eligible for certification by the […]

ATCO Legacy Fund Spring 2021 Application

We are excited to release the Spring 2021 ATCO Legacy Fund Application. The ACBDD has allocated $20,000.00 for this cycle. Also for this cycle, the ATCO Legacy Fund Recommendation Committee opted to give applicants two ways of applying. Option 1: Online fillable form, which can be found here.  Or, Option 2: Reformatted Word document, which […]

2021 Beacon Summer Camp

We are excited to announce we will be hosting the 2021 Beacon Summer Camp from June 21 – July 16. Registration is open for Beacon School students, their qualified siblings, and former campers, grades 1st-12th. Application materials can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact Mackenzie Lowe, Summer Camp Director, at; […]