Special Education

Guerdie Glass
Director, Special Education

Teresa Wood, Secretary
(614) 797-5900

This office oversees the identification of students with disabilities, as well as the implementation of programs and services to meet their educational needs.

Special Education - (614) 797-5900
Special Needs Preschool - (614) 797-5903
Fax - (614) 797-5901


Special Education Coordinators
The Special Education Coordinators below are assigned to buildings as indicated. Most of the Coordinators also assume additional administrative responsibilities for the district, including Transition Coordination, Alternate Assessment oversight, Autism Scholarship Coordination, etc. If you have a question specific to one of these areas, please first contact your child's building coordinator.


Shelly Beard, Special Education Coordinator for McVay, Whittier & Heritage M.S.

Jill Fogel, Special Education Coordinator for Cherrington, Hawthorne & Longfellow

Elizabeth Jelkin, Special Education Coordinator for Genao M.S. & North H.S.

Suzanne Kile, Preschool Director

Melinda Reames, Special Educator Coordinator for Central H.S. & South H.S.


Lindy Whitson, Special Education Coordinator for Huber Ridge, Pointview, & Walnut Springs M.S.

Jennifer Winters, Special Education Coordinator for Alcott, Mark Twain, Wilder & Blendon M.S.

Gail Walter, Special Education Coordinator for Annehurst, Fouse, Hanby & Robert Frost

Special Education Support Staff


Amanda Chiles, Parent Mentor
           -  Parent Mentors of Ohio Program

Nancy Daniels, Secretary

Allison Poynter, Secretary

Amy Kennedy, Preschool Secretary

Lou Ann Kowaleski, Preschool Secretary

Sally Tourville, Clerk/Data Entry