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Educational Services

Tricia Samuel District Director of Educational Services
Sue Adkins Educational Services Secretary
Elizabeth Weaver Psychologist, MHS, GMS, Penta
Mark Bromley Psychologist, WT, FF, FM
Nate Bishop
District Behavior Specialist
Kim Inglis English Learner Tutor
Emily Kotora English Learner Tutor
Jane Fender District Registered Nurse

Click on staff member's name to send an email. To reach by telephone: 419-893-3200, Option 6.

The Educational Services department coordinates a variety of programs and supports to assist in appropriately addressing the diverse needs of the district's student body. Through this office, special education staff, English as a second language tutoring, speech and language therapy, school psychology services, guidance counseling, occupational therapy, physical therapy, adapted physical education, preschool diagnostics, nursing services, and other related services are secured and monitored. Specific services of the department include:

  • Assessment and identification of any preschool or school-age student suspected of having a disability residing in the Maumee City School district.
  • Delivery of a free and appropriate public education through a full continuum of placement options.
  • Assurance of district compliance with state and federal legislation governing the provision of services to individuals with disabilities.
  • Support for district and building Response to Intervention (RTI) teams.
  • Staff training.
  • Coordination of the district's Crisis Response Team.
  • Acting as a liaison between the district and outside agencies.
  • Consultation with the local non-public schools regarding special education issues 

Students with Special Needs 

Search for Children with Disabilities
School districts throughout the country are continually involved in an effort to locate, evaluate and identify all children with disabilities from birth through age 21. Specific eligibility criteria vary with the age of the individual but can include delays in communication; cognitive functioning; adaptive behavior; and sensory, physical and/or social/emotional development. Please contact us if you have a child who may qualify for services from the school district.

Federal Funds Assist Students with Special Needs
Each year Maumee City Schools receives Part-B IDEA Special Education funds from the federal government to assist in providing services to students with disabilities in the Maumee school system, as well as at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns and St. Joseph's. These funds help to provide instructional and paraprofessional staff and instructional materials and supplies. They also offset tuition costs for students in specialized programs housed outside of the district. Questions and suggestions concerning use of these federal funds can be directed to Maumee's Federal Programs Administrator, Nancy Sayre at 716 Askin Street, Maumee.

Important Documents for Parents of Children with Special Needs

A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education - Special Education Procedural Safeguards Notice
Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports Policy (5630.01)
Reading Tips for Families (Ohio Department of Education & Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities)