Skip to main content

You are here

Exceptional Education Services

In keeping with Penn-Harris-Madison’s Vision of Excellence, we have an outstanding team of professionals who serve the unique needs of all of our students through our  Exceptional Education Division. We have a dedicated staff made up of school psychologists, occupational and physical therapists, speech and language pathologists and preschool teachers.

 

Parents are integral part of P-H-M’s Triangle of Success that helps our students succeed. We value our relationships with our parents and have created the Exceptional Education Forum as another way to engage with our parents. 

 

P-H-M’s Exceptional Education Department is located within Penn High School, 56100 Bittersweet Rd., and can be reached at (574) 968-9600.

 

THE DEPARTMENT STAFF INCLUDES:

  • Exceptional Education Executive Director: Gena L. Todd
  • Exceptional Education Program Supervisor (Middle School): Jennifer Sears, Ph.D.
  • Exceptional Education Program Supervisor (Elementary): Caroline Brill 
  • Lead Preschool Specialist:  Michelle Treber
  • Penn High School Exceptional Education Academy Leader:  Rebecca Allen
  • Administrative Assistant: Ashley Wright
  • Division Secretary: Mary Peterson
  • Preschool Secretary: Jennifer Tebell
  • School Psychologists: Stephanie Burger, Kevin Runyan, Michael Manis, Travis Block
  • IEP Coordinators: Tammy Kenna, Angie Edwards

 

Click here to access a full P-H-M Staff Directory for email addresses.


P-H-M’s EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION DIVISION OFFERS MANY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING:

Penn PALS Community Preschool 

 

Eligible students aged 2½ to 5 years old who attend Penn PALS (Promoting Academic Learning Skills) will learn and grow!  Click here for more information or call (574) 968-9600. Register at any of the four locations: Bittersweet, Elm Road, Elsie Rogers and Mary Frank Elementary Schools

 

Free Speech and Language Screenings

P-H-M offers free speech and language screenings for three, four, and five-year old children who reside within the school district’s boundaries

 


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

Links to Parent Support Groups