Student Services: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act,
In order for RCPS to provide a free appropriate public education for students who are protected
under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, services and accommodations and modifications will likely be
necessary. These may be implemented in the general education
classes. There are numerous accommodations and modifications that schools can include in
students’ educational plans.  RCPS utilizes Virginia IEP by PCG Education  to provide the forms
and guide the process to determine if a child is eligible for 504 services or develop a 504 Plan.
If you would like to make a referral for 504 services please contact the principal, assistant principal or 504 Coordinator of the school your child attends: 
Michelle Greene Principal  McHarg Elementary School 540-731-3653
Deborah Reedy Assistant Principal McHarg Elementary School 540-731-3653
Kelly Linkenhoker
Cole Wilder
Assistant Principal 
Belle Heth Elementary School 540-731-3653
Dana DeHart 504 Coordinator McHarg and Belle Heth  540-731-3653
Darden Freeman Principal John Dalton Intermediate School 540-731-3651
Cameron Sellers Assistant Principal  John Dalton Intermediate and Radford High School 540-731-3649
Tara Grant
Ken Keister
Associate Principal 
Radford High School 540-731-3649
B'easy Thompson 504 Coordinator Dalton Intermediate/Radford High School 540-267-3048
No qualified student with a disability in Radford City Public Schools (RCPS) shall, on the basis of that disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity offered by the school division
If you are getting ready to attend a 504 meeting for your child or you are a teacher who is attending a 504 meeting for a student in your classroom the following documents provide information regarding some of the reasonable accommodations used as well as some of the rights RCPS ensures each parent:
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New Teacher 504 Orientation.  
New Staff will be provided training regarding 504 practices and policies at the beginning of the school year.
The training power point will be updated annual to insure the awareness of 504 programs in RCPS, contacts and general knowledge services.