Office for Exceptional Children (OEC)

115 S. Ludlow St., Dayton OH 45402
Tel. (937) 542-3353 - Fax (937) 542-3340

Chief of OEC
Angela Nichols, Ph. D. 

Administrative Specialist
Carla McCluskey - (937) 542-3583

Academic Coordinators, OEC
Catherine Valentour - Sr. Academic Coordinator, OEC (937) 542-5293
Donald Briggs - (937) 542-3420
Heather Davis - (937) 542-3431
Michelle Dinsmore - (937 ) 542-3385
Kristen Edwards - (937) 542-3438
Kathleen Hytla - (937) 542-3440
Tamara Milner - (937) 542-3454
Bridgett Pritchard - (937) 542-3474

Data Tech
Jamar Garrett - (937) 542-3292

OEC Records Clerk/Receptionist
Albriona Williams - (937) 542-3233

Placement Specialist
Sherida Wynn - (937) 542-3464

Did you know?

Dayton Public Schools has the best special education services in the area!

We offer ...

  • Large motor, physical, occupational, speech, mental health, vision, orientation, hearing, and music therapies.
  • Two programs with services to children with varying degrees of hearing and language impairments.
  • Vision services that are not readily offered in most school districts and charter schools.

Our preschool special education programs cover the span of Montgomery County. The OEC strives to meet the needs of our most vulnerable children and families, as well as fulfilling the district's mission:
"To equip our students to achieve success in a global society by implementing an effective and rigorous curriculum with fidelity."

Informational Documents:

Understanding the Special Needs Process (PDF)

 "Who's Idea is This?": A Parent's Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Eligibility Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004


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