Disability Services

Vision Statement

We envision and promote an educational environment that embraces diversity, equal access and provides support for all students regardless of ability.

Mission Statement

Georgia Military College is committed to the full and total inclusion of all individuals providing equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from all programs, services and activities by: 

  • approving and assisting in the provision of reasonable accommodations
  • encouraging student independence, personal growth, and self-advocacy
  • promoting diversity and inclusion in all environments
  • supporting, training and providing resources to faculty, staff and administrators
  • supporting institutional standards and integrity by valuing high expectations for all students including those with disabilities
  • providing leadership to the institution regarding policy decisions and planning

Core Values

We are committed to the following Core Values as the foundation of our decisions:

  • We believe in the ability of students to succeed and thrive and consider it our duty to support and encourage their personal growth and autonomy
  • We recognize disability as a vital aspect of social justice, inclusion and diversity and consider it to be an interaction between the person and the environment
  • We promote equitable and usable environments of all types, including physical, educational, and social
  • We strive for outstanding customer service, excellence in communication and timeliness of service
  • We value Duty, Honor, Country

The Verification Process

To apply for accommodations:

  1. Apply for admission to the College
  2. Complete a Student Request for Reasonable Accommodations  Intake Application
  3. Complete an Initial Interview with SDS.  (By phone or in person)
  4. Submit documentation: Documentation Guidelines will highlight the required information and additional helpful information that may be requested.
  5. Meet with the Manager or Disability Coordinator if verified, to discuss reasonable accommodations and receive Instructor Notification Letters (Letters must be requested each term)
  6. Access Accommodate program and request Instructor Notification Letters each term for each instructor you wish to receive accommodations in their class.  Once the letter has been sent the student is required to meet with each instructor to make arrangements for desired accommodations.


Official Institution Policies and Procedures for Students with Disabilities and Grievance Procedures can be found here.

For more information contact:

Augusta Campus:  Derek Stone, Academic Dean
706- 993-1115, or dstone@gmc.cc.ga.us

Columbus Campus: Catherine Carter, Academic Dean 
706-478-2743 or ccarter@gmc.cc.ga.us

Fairburn Campus: Michael Sagna, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
678- 379-1376 or msagna@gmc.cc.ga.us

Milledgeville Campus - Katie Johnson, Manager of Disability Services 478-387-4902 [Call: 478-387-4902] or kjohnson@gmc.cc.ga.us; fax: 478-451-2866 [Call: 478-451-2866]

Milledgeville Campus - Amylou Simerly, Disability Specialist
478-387-4879 or asimerly@gmc.cc.ga.us

Madison Extension Center - Leigh Aldhizer, Extension Center Director 478-387-4792 [Call: 478-387-4792] or laldhize@gmc.cc.ga.us

Sandersville Extension Center - Priscilla Smith, Extension Center Director
478-387-4791 [Call: 478-387-4791]  or pasmith@gmc.cc.ga.us

Stone Mountain Extension Center - Janis Anderson, Extension Center Director, 678- 379-1387 or jjanders@gmc.cc.ga.us

Valdosta Campus : Tarn Burton, Academic Dean
229-375-5657 or tburton@gmc.cc.ga.us

Warner Robins Campus: Brenda Davis, Professor, 478- 225-0183 or bdavis@gmc.cc.ga.us or Alice Reslie, Assistant Dean, 478-225-0179 or areslie@gmc.cc.ga.us
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