Providing an educational experience empowering students to maximize their potential

Chagrin Falls

Exempted Village Schools

Special Education

Special Education

Special Education
As a department, our goal is to work in partnership with parents/guardians to help each child experience success.  As Director of Pupil Services, I would like to speak with you personally if you have any concerns regarding your child's special education services.  I may be reached at 440.247.4564 and I look forward to speaking with you.

Lisa Shannon
Assistant Superintendent
Director of Pupil Services

The Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District philosophy recognizes the intrinsic worth of each individual is fundamental to the success of a democratic society; therefore, we support school programs pledged to seeking the optimum development of the intellectual, vocational, artistic, and physical abilities of each person.  In order to ensure that students will be able to function properly in our democratic society, the fundamental goal of this district is the fullest possible development of each of our students.

The delivery of services to students with disabilities is embedded in the District's mission statement, goals, and objectives. Among these goals are included standards for both improved student achievement and increased teacher effectiveness.

The Special Education Services Homepage has been developed to assist the District in meeting the spirit and the intent of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) and corresponding federal and state regulations.  To this end, we renew our commitment.


The Ohio Department of Education soon will make changes in the way it monitors, enforces and publicizes Ohio school districts’ compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which ensures a free, appropriate public education to s
A new federal regulation to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) provides that a parent may revoke consent for special education and related services for his or her child with a disability. The document, Whose IDEA Is
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