Special Education

Our Commitment

The North Collins Central School District is committed to a safe and supportive learning environment that strives to maximize educational opportunities for all students, faculty, staff and community members.  The Board of Education recognizes the individual differences in the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of the students attending school within the District and strives to nurture responsibility, creativity, energy, and open-mindedness to empower successful contributors to a global society.  The district is committed to the development and implementation of an appropriate education for students with disabilities.

Special Education Department Personnel

Director of Student Services
Ms. Jinelle Burger
337-0166 x2153 

Special Education Secretary
Mrs. Debbie LoBianco
337-0166 x2154

Speech Therapist
Ms. Allison George
337-0166 x2103

Elementary Special Ed Teachers
Mrs. Jaime Ando
Mrs. Nancy Greene
Mr. Mark Skurzewski
Mrs. Katelyn Springer

337-0166

Secondary Special Ed Teachers
Mrs. Dawn Blidy
Mr. Art Gasiewicz
Ms. Susan Flaherty
Ms. Adele Rosati
Mr. Joseph Bromley

337-0101

NYS Education Department Office of Special Education Announcement of Review

The New York State Education Department: Office of Special Education has initiated a Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in North Collins Central School District during the 2016-2017 school year. The purpose of this review is to assess the district's compliance with selected federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities. 

The review will be conducted by the SEQA Western Regional Office. The review process will involve a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations and surveys. In addition, meetings of the committee on special education will be observed. Further information may be obtained by contacting the SEQA Western Regional Office at (585) 344-2002 and/or by contacting North Collins Central School District at 337-0101 ext. 1301.

Post-Review Announcement

The New York State Education Department: Office of Special Education completed a Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in North Collins Central School District during the 2016-2017 school year.  This review examined the district's compliance with selected federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.

The review was conducted by the SEQA Western Regional Office.  The review process involved a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations, interviews of parents and staff surveys.  Meetings of the committee on special education were also observed.

A copy of the report may be reviewed from the Superintendent's office, located at 2045 School Street, North Collins, NY 14111.


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