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Special Needs provides coordination, supervision and management of the following services...

  • Consultation
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Emotional Disturbance Program - P.A.T.H.E. Center
  • Life Skills - Specially Designed Programming for Low Incidence
  • SLD/CD Programs provided by the Local School District


Ohio Department of Education Link

                                       

          Diane Witt - Special Ed Coordinator                          Joe Taylor - Special Ed Supervisor  

Wood County Educational Service Center's L.I.F.E. Skills-Specially Designed Programming for Low Incidence is designed to provide educational opportunities for your child to learn the academic, social and functional skills they will need to be a happy, healthy and productive adult.  The title, L.I.F.E. stands for Learning Independence through Functional Education.  We recognize that each child is unique.  With each classroom being located throughout Wood County Local School Districts, we work hard to offer a continuum of services for those students needing specially designed programming to obtain success in school and life.

Please feel free to contact Diane or Joe with any question or concerns you may have.  Diane Witt - 419-354-9010 ext. 140 or dwitt@wcesc.org      Joe Taylor - 419-354-9010 ext. 232 or joetaylor@wcesc.org

FORMS TO BE KEPT BY PARENTS

  FORMS TO RETURN TO TEACHER
2016-17 School Contact Info

 

2016-17 Emergency Contact Form

2016-17 Supply Lists

  2016-17 Emergency Medical Form

2016-17 Parent Letter

2016-17 Field Trip Permission

2016-17 Parent/Student Handbook

Release of Confidential Information

2016-17 Medication Form

2016-17 Parent/Student Packets will be mailed out on July 25, 2016

 
   
   


 

Teresa Kitchen -- Pathe Special Ed Supervisor

The Wood County Educational Service Center's PATHE Program for students with Emotional Disturbance (ED) is designed to provide educational opportunities for children to learn the academic, social, and functional skills that he/she will need to be a happy, healthy, and productive adult.  We recognize that each child is unique.  With the input and support of our parents and local school districts, we work hard to offer a continuum of services to provide a variety of needs.

Please feel free to contact me with any question or concerns you may have.

Teresa Kitchen -- 419-352-7588 or tkitchen@wcesc.org

 

   
  2016-17 Parent Letter  

2016-17 School Year Calendar

  2016-17 Emergency Contact Form

2016-17 Supply List & Open House Info

  2016-17 Emergency Medical Form

2016-17 Request for Administration of Medication

2016-17 Field Trip Permission

2016-17 Parent/Student Handbook

CRC Release of Confidential Information

2016-17 PATHE Staff

 

 

2016-17 Behavior Agreement Code of Conduct

2016-2017 Packets will be mailed out to parents on July 25, 2016

 

The Wood County Early Childhood Services is a developmentally-appropriate program providing services to  special needs children from the ages of 3 through 5 living in the Eastwood, North Baltimore, and Northwood districts.

To learn more, click here.

 

Adapted Physical Therapy

Mindy Barnhart

Nick Herbster

 

Physical Therapy

Krista Varner

Josie Rowe

   

Occupational Therapy

Rikki Costell

Patty Fertig

Chelsey Marschall

Amy McAnally

​​​​​​​Julie Muchiarone

Jennifer Robertson

Robyn Sharninghouse

​​​​​​​Melissa Snyder

 

Speech Language

Jonelle Diefenthaler

Hope Gutierrez

Lori Hutton

Amy Keegan

Christy Moenter

Lisa Neeson

Hannah Schooler

 


Let's Talk About....

Speech, Lanuage & Hearing Skills Manual

Occupational & Therapy Parental Permission Form

Whose IDEA Is This?

Updated  4/2/12

 

Summary of Technical Edits to “Whose IDEA is This?” Published April 2, 2012

"Whose Idea" Memorandum -- January 21, 2014

Scholarship Notification - 2012

A Parent's Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004

In Ohio, Whose IDEA Is This? A Parent's Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) serves as the procedural safeguards notice in accordance with and as required by 34 Code of Federal Regulations Part 300.504.

The district or community school must give parents of a child with a disability a copy of Whose IDEA Is This? once a year, and at each of the following times:

    Upon initial referral or parental request for evaluation;
    Upon receipt of the first state complaint in a school year;
    Upon the receipt of a filing of a due process complaint in a school year;
    Upon a change in placement because of disciplinary action; and
    Upon request by a parent.

A school district or community may place a current copy on its Web site. However, website posting shall not be the sole method of providing the procedural safeguards notice. The school district or community school must still provide a printed copy of the procedural safeguards notice.

 

Ohio Department of Education Link

Para Professional Evaluations (signed and dated originals) are to be delivered to Doris annually by May 1.

Teacher Evaluations (from ETPES) are to be delivered to Doris each year no later than May 1.

To facilitate the documentation of Employee Evaluations to the  WCESC personnel files, all Supervisors are asked to deliver the signed and dated originals to Doris Schulte, Personnel Secretary/EMIS.

Contact Information:  Doris Schulte - 419-354-9010 ext. 226 or dschulte@wcesc.org.

Paraprofessional Evaluation Form

 

 

Jennifer Vanlerberg                             Jenny Myers

The Parent Mentor program is a support network for parents of children with disabilities. We help out with parents who need support or whom do not understand the special education process. We can meet with parents prior to a scheduled school meeting and also accompany them to the meeting to assist the parents in working with the school team for their child. This is available at no extra cost to any participating districts or parents. We are funded by a federal grant.

We have also created a DVD Library list that is available for parents and teachers to borrow on a variety of topics relating to special education. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Jennifer Vanlerberg - 419-354-9010 ext. 239 or jvanlerberg@wcesc.org

Jenny Myers - 419-354-9010 ext. 113 or jmyers@wcesc.org

To view the Parent Mentor Newsletters click on the following links: 

Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2015-2016 Newsletter

 

 Doris Schulte, Personnel Secretary/EMIS  419-354-9010 ext 226  dschulte@wcesc.org

 Naomi Stickles, Admin. Special Ed Data Base   419-354-9010 ext. 133  nstickles@wcesc.org

IEP PR - 07 Form

WCESC Release of Confidentiality

CRC Release of Confidentiality

Request for Consultation/Child Screening

New Student/Change Form 16-17

Alicia Leslie -  IEP Anywhere    aleslie@wcesc.org

IEP Anywhere Login Page

Ohio Department of Education Link

Teachers and Para Professional's employed with WCESC have many wonderful opportunities to serve students with Special Needs, enrolled in the following programs:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Emotional Disturbance Program - P.A.T.H.E.
  • Life Skills- Multiple Disabilities Program

We also have a great need for Substitute's who are willing to go into our classrooms and assist when the regular Teacher or Paraprofessional is absent from their position.  We have classrooms throughout  the Wood County Schools available to get great experiences to add to your resume' for future employment opportunities.

For more information, please contact:
Doris Schulte, Personnel Secretary/EMIS  at 419-354-9010  ext. 226
or Click on the following link for Employment or Substitute Information.

WCESC Employment

Please use this form if there are any changes in regards to a student. If they are a new student this should be attached with the EMIS form.

New Student/Change Form 16-17

 

 

Critical Incident Physical Restraint Report

Please make sure to fill out all parts of the report.

 

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