|Director of Special Education|
Special Education Main Office is located at Hilfiker Elementary.
GIBSONBURG PHILOSOPHY:To view every child as an individual. To refresh student learning by motivating them with engaging activities while building trust and rapport with students, their parents and community.
Any student ages 3 through 21 identified as a student with a disability under The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, IDEA, will be serviced according to Ohio’s Operating Standards for Ohio’s Schools Serving Children with Disabilities. Our goal is to provide students with a free and appropriate education while providing them with specifically designed instruction and meeting their individual needs.
SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS NOTICE:
As of August 1, 2017 Whose IDEA is This? will be replaced with A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education. We have included the link to our website for you to have access to this resource.
We have also included the link for the memorandum addendum of the Whose IDEA is This? that occurred in 2014.
Below is a link to the Ohio Department of Education’s web page and a link to our State Support Team –Region 1 website for other frequently asked questions and valuable resources.
SPECIAL EDUCATION STAFF
Brenda Longoria: Pre K
Julie Bickford: 2nd and 3rd grade
Jenna Corron: 4th grade
Andrea Graber: 5th grade
Carrie Riffle: K-5th grade
Steve Barnaclo: 6th-8th grade
Greg Spoores 6th-8th grade
Steve Smith: 6th-12th grade
Brianna Gosche 9th-12th grade
Denton Saunders: 9th-12th grade
Theresa Herman: Speech and Language Pathologist Pre K-12th grade
Dee Haubert: Pre K
Calin Nichols: Pre K
Lori Greider: Pre K
Kelly Copley: Elementary
Darlene Roberts: Elementary
Melissa Rosenberger: Elementary
Devon Stevens: Elementary
Rose McKnight: Elementary Librarian
Kim Hockenberry: Recces
Amber Turner: Middle/High School
Jen Younker: Middle/High School
Katie Sleek: Middle/High School