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Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park
Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park

Special Education Services

Who is eligibile for special education services?

Special education services are provided to students with disabilities as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) Kettering City Schools ensures that a free appropriate public education (FAPE) is made available to all children with disabilities between the ages of three and twenty-one.

 

What services are available and how are services determined?

These services include integrated preschool programs for children with identified special needs ages 3-5 yrs.; general education teachers working with Intervention Specialists to meet the needs of students kindergarten through grade 12; individual/small group instruction; resource rooms and special classes. Services are based on the individual needs of the student as documented in the Individual Education Program (IEP).

Other special education related services such as occupational therapy, adapted physical education, physical therapy, speech/language therapy and interpreter services are available based on student's IEP.

Kettering City Schools provides a work adjustment program to serve students with disabilities with career orientation, vocational assessments, work adjustment lab, work experiences and job training.

Students who require special programs that are not provided by the Kettering City Schools attend regional or state programs, i.e. Montgomery County Education Service Center, Ohio School for the Deaf.
 



Special Education Administrative Contact Information:

3750 Far Hills Ave.
Kettering, OH 45429
(937) 499-1435

Jenny Smith, Supervisor
Beavertown Elementary
jenny.smith@ketteringschools.org

Mary Conlon, Coordinator
Kettering Fairmont High School 
mary.conlon@ketteringschools.org

Laura Finn, Coordinator
Kettering Middle School and Van Buren MIddle School
laura.finn@ketteringschools.org

Carmella Friz, Coordinator
John F. Kennedy Elementary and Southdale Elementary
carmella.friz@ketteringschools.org

Jody Henderson, Coordinator
Indian Riffle Elementary and Oakview Elementary
jody.henderson@ketteringschools.org

Dawn Potter, Coordinator
Preschool
dawn.potter@ketteringschools.org

Amy Snyder, Coordinator
Greenmont Elementary, J.E. Prass Elementary, and Orchard Park Elementary
amy.snyder@ketteringschools.org

Julia Timberlake, Parent Mentor
Kettering City Schools

julia.timberlake@ketteringschools.org
(
937) 499-1460

 

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