Office for Exceptional Children (OEC)

115 S. Ludlow St., Dayton OH 45402
Tel. (937) 542-3353 - Fax (937) 542-3456

Chief of OEC
Angela Nichols, Ph. D. 

Director of Policy and Procedures
Laura Collier - 937-542-3401

Administrative Specialist
Carla McCluskey - 937-542-3583

Academic Coordinators, OEC
Catherine Valentour - Sr. Academic Coordinator, OEC - 937-542-5293
Donald Briggs - 937-542-3420
Tina Daniel - 937-542-3440
Michelle Dinsmore - 937-542-3385
Kristen Edwards - 937-542-3438
Sarah Lantz-Ramsay - 937-542-3431
Bridgett Pritchard - 937-542-3474
Tonya Wilson - 937-542-3454

Data Tech
Jamar Garrett - 937-542-3292

OEC Records Clerk/Receptionist
Sharee' Grandy - 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:

A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education

The Basics of Special Education Video Series 


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