The Olentangy Local School Pupil Services Department has parents of children with special needs available to answer questions. Our goal is to help parents become effective partners in education by encouraging supportive parent/professional relationships.
Mission: The mission of our Parent Mentors program is to provide support and resources to families of children with special needs and the professionals who serve them.
2016-17 School Year
What is a Parent Mentor?
A Parent Mentor is a free support provided by the district to parents of children with special needs or children who are suspected of having special needs. A Parent Mentor is the parent of a child with special needs who acts as a bridge between home and school to support meaningful collaboration.
What does a Parent Mentor Do?
Olentangy Local Schools’ Parent Mentors provide the following services for you and your family:
Who are our Parent Mentors?
Olentangy Local Schools has two Parent Mentors, Fran Gardner is available to assist all Preschool and Elementary families and LeRae Nesbitt is available to assist Middle School and High School families.