Director of Special Pupil Services:
Meghan Shelby. Ph.D. (216) 587-6100 ext. 3600
Special Education Supervisors:
Diane Kallos (216) 438-6400 ext. 1641
Mary McDermott (216) 438-6010 ext. 6308
Special Pupil Services Secretary:
Deborah Szalkowski (216) 587-6100 ext. 3601
Contact for Preschool Special Education Referrals:
Elizabeth Pugh Rouan, School Psychologist (216) 438-6030 ext. 5035
5740 Lawn Avenue
Maple Heights, Ohio 44137
(216) 587-6100 ext. 3600 or 3601
Fax: (216) 518-2679
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR FAMILIES
NE Ohio Regional Community of Practice - Supporting Families of Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
January 24, 2017
Parma/Snow Branch, Cuyahoga County Library
Click here for flier
CLEVELAND CLINIC MOBILE UNIT
Click here for Parent Letter & Required Forms
SPECIAL OLYMPICS INFORMATION
Click here for flier
NEWS FOR PARENTS
The SPS Department is currently looking for another parent representative for the 2016-2017 SST3 Family Leadership Network. Please see attached flier for details. This Council meets about six times during the school year from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the ESC of Cuyahoga Co. Contact Dr. Shelby if you are interested in participating.
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.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (IDEA) NOTICE
The Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) established funds for which school districts may apply. IDEA Part B and Early Childhood Grant Applications are currently being completed by the Maple Heights City Schools for the 2016-17 school year. The funds generated through these grant awards must be utilized in the education of children with disabilities. If you have any comments, questions, or would like additional information regarding these grant applications, you may submit them in writing to Dr. Meghan Shelby, SPS Director, 5740 Lawn Avenue, Maple Heights 44137.
EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
All students of the District have equal educational opportunities. Students have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, economic status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability or military status in all decisions affecting admissions; membership in school-sponsored organizations, clubs or activities; access to facilities; distribution of funds; academic evaluations or any other aspects of school-sponsored activities. Any limitations with regard to participation in a school-sponsored activity are based on criteria reasonably related to that specific activity.
Educating Our Students, through Expectations of Excellence, to Prepare Them for a Lifetime of Success