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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

Kaleb Kuhlman -- 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.

Kaleb Kuhlman -- 419-352-7588 or kkuhlman@wcesc.org

 

   
  2017-18 Parent Letter  

2017-18 School Year Calendar

  2017-18 Emergency Contact Form

2017-18 Supply List & Open House Info

  2017-18 Emergency Medical Form

2017-18 Request for Administration of Medication

2017-18 Field Trip Permission

2017-18 Parent/Student Handbook

CRC Release of Confidential Information

2017-18 PATHE Staff

 

 

2017-18 Behavior Agreement Code of Conduct

2017-2018 Packets were mailed out to parents on July 31, 2017

                                       

          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
2017-18 School Contact Info

 

2017-18 Emergency Contact Form

2017-18 Supply Lists

  2017-18 Emergency Medical Form

2017-18 Parent Letter

2017-18 Field Trip Permission

2017-18 Parent/Student Handbook

Release of Confidential Information

2017-18 Medication Administration Form

2017-18 Parent/Student Packets were mailed out on July 31, 2017

 
   
   


 

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

Ken Kosanovich

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

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: 

Spring/Summer 2016-2017 Newsletter

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

Alicia Leslie -  IEP Anywhere  419-354-9010 ext. 305    aleslie@wcesc.org

Naomi Stickles, Admin. Special Ed Database   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 17-18

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  dschulte@wcesc.org
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 17-18

 

 

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

Preschool Paraprofessional Evaluation Form

A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education: Procedural Safeguards Notice

District-specific booklets are available for the districts below:

Bowling Green Eastwood Elmwood Findlay
Fostoria Fremont Genoa Lake
North Baltimore Northwood Otsego Perrysburg
Rossford      

Introduction to this Guide of Parent Rights: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) protects the rights of students with disabilities and the rights of their parents. This guide tells you about those rights. Your school must give you a copy of the guide once every year if your child receives special education services. You also must receive a copy:
• If you ask for your child to be evaluated because you think your child may have a disability;
• If your school district wants to have your child evaluated because it thinks your child may have a disability;
• If you file (submit) a complaint – in writing – with the Office for Exceptional Children (OEC) at the Ohio Department of Education (ODE), and it is your first complaint of the school year;
• If you file (submit) a request – in writing – with the OEC at the ODE for a due process hearing regarding your child’s education, and it is the first time in the school year you have asked for one;
• If your child has been removed from school for disciplinary (behavior) reasons – and your child has already been removed from school for 10 days or more during the current school year; or
• Any time you ask for a copy of the guide.

Ohio Department of Education Link

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