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Mrs. Sara Turner of Poland Local School District was awarded the Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award! The Franklin B. Walter award is given to an outstanding educator or team from each of the 16 State Support Teams in Ohio who have made extraordinary contributions to the education of exceptional students. Congratulations to Mrs. Turner! We thank her for her extraordinary commitment to our students.

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As a local school district, we have the responsibility to identify and evaluate all children with exceptional needs. A preschool child, between the ages of 3-5, is defined as having an exceptional need if they have a documented deficit in two or more of the following areas: communication skills, hearing, motor functioning, social-emotional/behavior difficulties, cognitive ability and/or adaptive behavior skills or visual impairment. For school-age children, ages 5-21, a child may qualify for special services if he or she has a disability in one or more of the following areas: autism, cognitive disability, behavioral/emotional, speech/language, multiple disabilities, specific learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, health or orthopedic impairment, or vision/hearing disabilities. Early observations and records help an evaluation team find appropriate programs and services prior to the child entering school. If you have a child up to age 21 years of age or younger who has, or a child who is suspected of having, an exceptional need, please contact Lauren DeJulio.

Director of Student Services

Lauren DeJulio

Lauren DeJulio

Director of Student Services, Administration