Ensuring Website Accessibility

This website is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act. In the interim, please direct all website accessibility concerns to the attention of Dr. Sarah McManus, Digital Learning Director at

If you need the information in this site in another language, you may want to try using an online translation tool such as Google Translate where you can enter the website address or specific text and then choose the language you need. The Governor Morehead School is not responsible for any third-party content. 

New Phone Directory

Governor Morehead School has implemented a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) system. Most phone numbers have changed.  The new phone directory is available for your convenience.

 GMS Phone Directory.xlsx 

Public Meeting Notices

The GMS Advisory Council meets regularly to advise the State Board of Education regarding all aspects of school operations (day and residential programs), including timelines, standards, and criteria, and other matters as designated by the State Board of Education.  Meetings are the second Friday during the months of August, November, February, and May.  The next Advisory Council meeting is May 10, 2019, 309 Ashe Ave. Fisher Building Conference Room from 10:30 A.M. to noon.  Meetings are open to the public. 

The GMS Advisory Council meetings are scheduled for: September 14, 2018; February 8, 2019; May 10, 2019; August 9, 2019; November 8, 2019.

The GMS Human Rights Committee (HRC) meets regularly to advise the Governor Morehead School regarding the welfare of the students and to promote student self-advocacy.  HRC meetings are conducted the second Thursday during the months of January, March, May, September, and November unless otherwise specified.  The next meeting is May 9, 2019, in the Fisher Building Conference Room from 5:30 P.M – 6:30 P.M.  Meetings are open to the public.

Point of Contact for meetings:

Michelle Cross

Executive Assistant, Superintendent's Office

The Governor Morehead School

2303 MSC, Raleigh, NC 27699-2303

Phone: 984-292-3005

The Governor Morehead School Parent Teacher Association Needs You

Learn how you can get involved by reading this important and inspiring Message from the PTA President.

School Calendar

GMS 18-19 Calendar.xls  


GMS Newsletter Special Open House Edition.docx 

2017 Summer Newsletter 8 30 17.docx  

2017 Summer Newsletter Text.txt 

Governor Morehead School for visually impaired celebrates 2018 grads

Carolina Hurricanes help blind athletes learn to play hockey

Taking the ice for the first time is challenging, no matter your age.

"Hockey is not the easiest thing to do," said Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordal Staal. "Skating in general for any person is hard."

"I wish he could actually hear me because I'm sitting there going yes, yes, I can't believe you're actually doing this," said Allison Morgan, the mother of one of the athletes.

Read more here at ABC 11 News: 

Accessibility Notice

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act, The Governor Morehead School for the Blind is committed to having a website that is as accessible for individuals with disabilities. If you are a student, parent, or any individual who has a disability and the format of any material on our website interferes with your ability to access the information, please bring it to the attention of Dr. Sarah McManus, Digital Learning Director at  The issue will be corrected and/or an alternate format will be made available.