Special Education Parent Newsletter

Strongsville City Schools - October 2015


This is the first edition of a monthly newsletter from the Special Education Department of the Strongsville City Schools. This newsletter is designed to communicate important topics that impact our families and students. We hope that you find this newsletter informative and helpful as we work together in the education of your child.

Medicaid Program Annual Notice

As a designated healthcare provider under the Ohio Medicaid School Program, we are required to provide an annual notice. Please click here to read the letter and access that notice.

Visual Supports First and Then, Matching Schedules

The video below is just under 3 minutes and provides an introduction to visual supports used with students. The video was created by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Education and the Office of Exceptional Children.
Visual Supports First and Then, Matching Schedules.mov

About Us

The Special Education Department in the Strongsville City Schools is a proactive group of highly qualified and driven educators that are dedicated to serve students with disabilities with passion and hard work. We provide professional development and innovative training to all levels of staff to ensure outstanding service to our students. We have high expectations at every level and work continuously to improve our instructional practices, leadership, and collaborative partnerships with parents and families.

Director of Special Education: Andy Trujillo

Supervisor of Special Education: Bethany Britt (High School, Albion/Center, Out of District)

Supervisor of Special Education: Drew Kuzmickas (Elementary)

Parent Mentor: Teresa Karsnak

Transition Coordinator: Cheryl Bizub

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

Wednesday, Oct. 21st, 6:30pm

15650 Pearl Road

Strongsville, OH

SEAC is a group of parents, support staff, teachers, and administrators who share an interest in special education issues. We meet three times a school year to share information on district, state and federal special education topics.

SEAC also coordinates fundraisers to support a scholarship for graduating seniors in Strongsville who receive special education services. SEAC has awarded more that $11,000 to students over the years.

We meet at Strongsville City Schools - Support Services (address above)

Consider being part of SEAC, you will learn new information and have the opportunity to network with others interested in special education.

Contact Parent Mentor, Teresa karsnak at tkarsnak@scsmustangs.org or at 440-572-6593 for more information or feel free to just RSVP below.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.