Special Services Department
  •  Act 55 was put in place by Governor Tom Wolf on July 8th, 2022. The Act permits a student with a disability who was enrolled during the 2021-22 school year and turned age 21 during the 2021-22 school year, or between the end of the 2021-22 and the beginning of the 2022-23 school year, to attend a school entity during the 2022-23 school year and receive services as outlined on their most recent Individualized Education Program (IEP) with all the protections under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

     The deadline to apply is August 1, 2022. If you have any questions please reach out to Mrs. Erica Loftus, Director of Special Services, at ELoftus@mvsd.net or by calling (570) 434-8439.

    Information can also be found on the Department of Education's website.
    https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/SchoolReopening

Phone: (570) 434-8439

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Mrs. Erica Loftus

Director of Special Services

Homeless/Foster Care Liaison 

Title IX Coordinator

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Mrs. Ginger Compton

Elementary Special Services Secretary

Phone: (570) 434-2181 x476

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Mrs. Lisa Kozloski

School Psychologist

Phone: (570) 434-2181 x326

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CCC-SLP

Ms. Karen Zaums

Speech Therapist

Phone: (570) 434-2181 x341

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Mrs. Heather Larkin

Occupational Therapist

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    ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION:

     

     

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Mrs. Pamela Ealo

Learning Support

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Mr. Dane Barhite

Life Skills

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Mrs. Diana Slick

At-Risk Counselor

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Mrs. Rebecca Giordano

Emotional Support (F.O.C.U.S.)

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Mrs. Amy Seamans

Learning Support

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    HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION:

     

    Fax: 570-434-8460

     

     

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Mrs. Sheri Ransom

Trransition Coordinator

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Mrs. Diane Supancik

FOCUS

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Mrs. Katie Naegele

Learning Support

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Mrs. Patti Dietrich

Autisic Support

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Mrs. Alisha Hudak

Learning Support

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Mr. Brion Stone

Emotional Support (F.O.C.U.S.)

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Mrs. Jamie White

At-Risk Counselor

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Mr. David Breese

Learning Support

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Mrs. Kate Sekely

Learning Support

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Mrs. Kelly Richmond

Life Skills