Mehlville School District

Special Education

December 2021 Edition

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Inclusive Schools Week!

Rebuilding requires a blueprint that guides construction from a solid foundation to the roof—a blueprint designed with active engagement from our students, their families, educators and the community. Two-way communication is critical to determine priorities for needs and to create a design that works.

Rebuilding demands the right tools. Teaching resiliency is a powerful tool to help combat the fears and uncertainty of constructing a new environment—one that restores and revives the basic human need to belong. Rebuilding emphasizes the need for quality materials and resources to upgrade services that take inclusion to the next level for student success.

We look forward to hearing your stories and lessons learned from your own rebuilding process. We will share those success stories through the Inclusive Schools Network, so together we can continue the work of supporting successful inclusive communities worldwide!

Parent Education Diversity Awareness

  • All of the workshops offered by SSD's Parent Education and Diversity Awareness Program are provided free of charge and are open to all parents, families and community members.

    Due to the ongoing pandemic, all of our currently scheduled workshops will be held virtually.

    After registering, participants will be provided with information about the platform that will be used for the workshop.

    If you are unable to attend the live workshop, please still register so that we can send you the link to the recording a day or two after the workshop.

    The workshops will be set up as webinars, so you will be able to see the panelists but not other attendees. Your confirmation and reminder email will contain information about how to submit questions to the panelists in advance, or you can use the chat and Q&A features during the workshop. If you have any questions, please let us know.

    If you need more information, or if you require an alternative format as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact ssdpeda@ssdmo.org, 314.989.8460 or 711 (Deaf/HOH).



Registration Options

SSD is Hiring!!!!

SSD is hiring teacher assistants/aides for the south area!

Special School District - Public Review Committee

The Public Review Committee (PRC) conducts a thorough review of the structure, governance, administration, financial management, delivery of services, cooperation with component school districts, the District's role as an advocate for special needs children, and compliance regarding conflicts, and responsiveness to the needs and concerns of the citizens of Special School District.


To read previous meeting agendas: https://www.ssdmo.org/Page/1084

Meet Our Team!

Kim Lawson, Director of Special Education & Direct building supervisor Oakville Middle School

klawson@msdr9.org


Andy Nieters, Special Education Coordinator - Mehlville High School & Buerkle Middle School

nietersa@msdr9.org


Melissa Wilson, Special Education Coordinator- Oakville High School & Oakville Elementary School

wilsonm@msdr9.org


Adam Krenski, Special Education Coordinator Coordinator - Forder, Bierbaum, Beasley, Wohlwend

krenskia@msdr9.org


Emily Kresyman, Special Education Coordinator - Washington Middle School, Trautwein, Hagemann

kresymane@msdr9.org


Lisa Smith, Special Education Coordinator - Bernard Middle School, Blades Elementary, Point & Rogers

smithl@msdr9.org