Special Education Supervision
Knowledgeable of special education federal and state mandates
Provides special education consultant to district personnel, parents and other stakeholders
Serves as a liaison between parents, district personnel and outside agencies
Provides professional development to build district personnel’s knowledge of special education
Assists district with reports to the Ohio Department of Education
Completes student observations to assist with developing the evaluation team report and appropriate classroom interventions
Customizes support for special education staff and programs
Personalizes attention to district specific concerns or questions
Multiple Disabilities Classrooms
The NCOESC operates three multi-disabilities classrooms in Tiffin Ohio. The Primary classroom (grade K-5), the Intermediate classroom (grades 5-9) and the High School program (grades 5-9).
These classrooms provide a structured environment with various center based hands-on activities designed to engage students in learning. Lessons are designed based on the extended standards and differentiated to meet the individual needs of students placed in the classroom.
Focus is put on academics, social skills training, sensory needs, language acquisition and life skills. Instruction is purposefully planned to lead students to independence.
Observes students with severe behavior problems in various settings
Collaborates with district staff and parents to identify specific problem areas
Completes a functional behavior assessment to determine the student's motivation for the behavior
Develops and presents behavior plans for the district staff to follow
Follows up with the district staff on progress
Collects and graphs data if requested
Provides professional developments
Writes the student's individual educational program (IEP) in collaboration with general education teachers and related services personnel
Works collaboratively with general eduation teachers to develop classroom intervention strategies and modify assignments
Communicates regularly with parents and professional staff regarding the educational, social and personal needs of the student
Assists each student in working toward independence to the maximum amount possible