Teacher of the Exceptional Child/Lead

Lucia Savulescu

This is Lucia Savulescu, 8th-grade Support Teacher. I have 15 years of experience in South Carolina public schools, teaching students in all grade levels (K-12). I truly believe that the greatest joy of a teacher is the student’s success.

email: lucia.savulescu@sumterschools.net



Julia Fullard

My name is Julia Fullard and I am a native of Sumter, South Carolina. I have two sons and two grandchildren. I graduated from Sumter High School and Central Carolina Technical College. I possess an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. I was the Supervisor/Director of the PERK Program (Positive Experiences for Rewarding Kids) at Millwood Elementary School for 12 years. I am currently at Ebenezer Middle School and have been for three years as a Paraprofessional. Some of my hobbies include reading, cooking, listening to music, shopping, and spending time with family. My motto is: “Don’t look down on someone unless you’re helping them up.”

email: julia.fullard@sumterschools.net



Gayle Young

My name is Gayle Young. I joined the Ebenezer family in 2018 as an exceptional child paraprofessional. I am a native of South Carolina, born in Sumter. I attended Eastern School which is now R.E. Davis Preparatory Academy, Mayesville Institute, and graduated from Mayewood High School in 1978. I continued my education at SC State College (University) with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Speech Pathology and Audiology. I also graduated from Lesley University in 2010 with a Master’s of Education in Integrated Arts: Curriculum and Instruction. My husband and I have celebrated 38 years together. We have a large family of 10 children and 14 grandchildren. I enjoy family time, gardening, fishing, and quiet time when I can.

email: gayle.young@sumterschools.net