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Special Pupil Services

Meghan Shelby
Director of Special Pupil Services

Director of Special Pupil Services:
  Meghan Shelby. Ph.D.  (216) 587-6100 ext. 3600

Special Education Supervisors:
  Diane Kallos (216) 438-6400 ext. 1641 

  Courtney Starr  (216) 438-6010 ext. 6308

SPS Secretary: Deborah Szalkowski  (216) 587-6100 ext. 3601   

Preschool Special Education:  (216) 438-6030 ext. 5035

5740 Lawn Avenue
Maple Heights, Ohio 44137

(216) 587-6100 ext. 3600 or 3601
Fax: (216) 518-2679


Interested in becoming a Surrogate Parent? Please see this attached flier for further information, or contact Terri McIntee, State Support Team 3 Family and Community Involvement Specialist at 216-524-3000.



If you're in the Northeast Ohio area, join us for these transition booster sessions. 

Be Heard - Candidate Listening Session

6:00pm - 8:30pm, Mayfield Branch, Cuyahoga County Library

More information    


Saturday, October 8 - Provider & Resource Fair

10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Holiday Inn-Cleveland South (6001 Rockside Rd, Independence)

More information   

Thursday, October 11 - Medicaid - Navigating the Application & Determination Process

6:30pm - 8:30pm, Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital

Presenter: Margaret Schade, Medicaid Liaison, Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

More information    or   Register here

Thursday, November 8 - Waivers (What is it, How do I get it?), Waiting Lists, Needs Assessments, and New Rules

6:30pm - 8:30pm, Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital

Presenter: Gary Tonks, Executive Director, The Arc of Ohio

More information   or   Register here

Click here for information about the new STABLE account that allows individuals with disabilities to save and invest up to $14,000 per year without losing government benefits such as Medicaid or SSI.

NEW! A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education April 2017
This New Guide replaces Whose IDEA is This? (2012). Download a copy here or call us if you would like us to send you a copy.

Click here for Parent Letter & Required Forms

Educating Our Students, through Expectations of Excellence, to Prepare Them for a Lifetime of Success



Contact Us
Maple Heights City Schools5740 Lawn Avenue
Maple Heights, OH 44137
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Phone: 216-587-6100
Fax: 216-518-2674