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New York State has adapted the Procedural Safeguards Notice from the United States Department of Education. Click this link to open the New York State Procedural Safeguards Notice document in Adobe Acrobat. You may also go directly to the New York State Education Department website to read the document online by clicking this link.

 
Welcome to Dryden Special Education 
 

   This page was created to serve as a resource for parents and community members regarding information on special education regulation, policy and procedures. Dryden Central School takes pride in the services and resources available to students within the district who have disabilities.

 
   Here you will find links to federal, state and district information. We hope that you find it a helpful resource. We welcome any feedback and information that you may have. If you need to contact the Special Education office please feel free to give us a call (607) 844-8694 extension 1470.

 

In September, the Board of Regents amended the requirements for the provision of Academic Intervention Services (AIS). Click this link to read a letter explaining how Academic Intervention Services are provided in Dryden Schools.

Click Here for Dryden's K-12 plan for Response to Intervention.  Please note that after the introductory section, intervention plans are broken down to K-5 and 6-12 levels.

Transition Services

This section describes the transition process for secondary students with disabilities.  This process requires school districts, in collaboration with students, families and community service agencies, to help students with disabilities to prepare for post school employment, community living and post secondary education.

Medicaid Notice

Dryden Schools participate in Medicaid reimbursement as allowed.  The medicaid Compliance Officer for Dryden Schools is Janet Strebel.  Ms. Strebel can be reached at 607-844-8694 extension 1459.

NYS Medicaid Confidentiality Disclosure Policy

Personnel

Director of Student Services
jstrebe1@dryden.k12.ny.us

 

Secretaries
tbrenum1@dryden.k12.ny.us
 
smacart1@dryden.k12.ny.us
 
School Psychologists
Shanel Daman- CSE Chair Gr. 6-12 / 504 Chairperson Gr. K-5
Kaitlin Maloff - CSE Chair Gr. K-5 / 504 Chairperson Gr. 6-12
Lydia Mychack - MS/HS
Jennifer Pearson - DES/CES/FES

 

School Social Workers
Kate Benas - DMS & DHS
Mary Hicks - DES
Allison Peyus - DES
Ellen Stelick - DES & FES & CES

 

Special Education Teachers
Dryden Elementary
Sarah Andree
Devin Case
Vanessa Fitts
Sherry Hicks
Kira Holland
Kristen Kashuba
Bryan Mix
Ashlie Munson
Erin Preston
Ashley Rogers
Lisa Rosen
Rebecca Siegard 
Marilyn VanSlyke
Joe Vitale
Gina Wayman
Rebekah Zoll

 

Middle School
Abigail Beck
Heather Champion
Sue Engel
Julie Haug
Teri Hubbell
Elizabeth Martin
Emma Martin
Mark Pflug
Beth Sannerud
 

 

High School
Ashleigh Berggren
Matt Hoey
Dan McKenna
Jaime Schmitt
Nicole Vanhoesen
Erick Whelpley
 
Speech/Language Pathologists
Leslie Allerton-Moffitt - DES
Mary Balfour- Language Acquisition DES & CES & FES
Amanda Jones - DEC & CES
Katherine Lockwood - DES & DHS & DMS & UPK  
Karen Martin - DES & FES
 
 

 

Occupational Therapists - District Wide
Karen Black
Sherry Hall
Kaitlyn Vitale
 
Nurses
Michelle Dardia - DES
Jennifer Ludwig - DMS
Margaret McConnell - DES
Cindy Price - DHS
Anne Levine - CES & FES