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Special Services Department

Last Updated: 8/16/2021 12:47 PM

Staff Contact Information

Phone Number: 330.755.3354

Ms. Amanda Ford, Director of Special Services
amanda.ford@strutherscityschools.org

Mrs. Sara Skowron, School Psychologist
sara.skowron@strutherscityschools.org

Mrs. Josephine Vogel, Speech
josephine.vogel@strutherscityschools.org

Mrs. Marie Carchedi, Secretary
marie.carchedi@strutherscityschools.org

Mrs. Annette Cioci, Secretary
annette.cioci@strutherscityschools.org


Child Find

Struthers City School district embraces the responsibility to identify and evaluate all children living in Struthers, who are suspected of having a disability. Download and return a Child Find Evaluation Form.

Medicaid Funding

The Medicaid Program now allows Struthers City Schools to receive Medicaid funding for eligible services provided to students with disabilities. The eligible services covered in school districts include occupational and physical therapy, speech/language therapy, audiology, nursing, school psychology, and counselor and social work services. This program is known as the Ohio Medicaid School Program (OMSP) and the Struthers City Schools is a designated health care provider under this program.

Policy And Plan For The Identification And Service Of Gifted Children

Struthers accepts referrals, screens and identifies, or screens and reassesses students who perform or show potential for performing at high levels of accomplishment in the areas of superior cognitive ability, specific academic ability, creative thinking ability, and/or visual and/or performing arts. To refer a child, please download and return the Gifted Referral Form.

Policy And Plan For The Identification And Service Of Children Who Are English Language Learners

The Struthers City School District serves several English Language Learners through tutoring services, computer based instruction and differentiated classroom instruction. Support is provided through collaboration between general education teachers and a tutor to support English language learning. Struthers City Schools is a member of the Title III Consortium of the Mahoning County Educational Service Center.

English Language Learner Handbook
Home Language Usage Survey