Special Education

Reynoldsburg City Schools Board of Education Vacancy
Reynoldsburg City Schools’ Board of Education seeks applications to fill the unexpired term of Board Member Julie Towns, who resigned effective May 31, 2024.

The Board must name a replacement within 30 days of the resignation. The newly appointed member will serve until December 31, 2025. If the appointed member desires to continue serving, he or she must be elected at the November election prior to the expiration of the term.

Applications for Board Vacancy
Community members who are interested in filling the vacant seat must submit a cover letter, resume and any other documentation supporting their candidacy to Angele Latham, Treasurer by 3:00 p.m. on May 29, 2024. Applications may be emailed, mailed, or hand delivered to:

Angele Latham, Treasurer
Reynoldsburg City School District
7244 East Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Please note that all correspondence for consideration must be received in the Treasurer’s office by the deadline indicated above. Correspondence received after that deadline will not be considered.

According to Ohio law, those serving on the RCS Board of Education must be at least 18 years old and reside in the Reynoldsburg City School District.

Interviews
The Board will review all applications and plans to conduct interviews during a special board meeting(s). Meeting dates will be announced at a later date. All submitted materials will be subject to public records.

Appointment
The Board plans to appoint a new board member at a board meeting on or shortly after June 18, 2024.

Special Education

Resources for Special Education
Parenting an exceptional child sometimes requires reaching beyond typical family support systems to find advice and expertise. We have gathered links to a few organizations that specialize in supporting families of exceptional children. 

Special Education Law
Wright's Law

http://www.wrightslaw.com/

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wright's Law for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Autism and Low Incidence
Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)

http://www.ocali.org/

Based on a respect for individuals with autism and low incidence disabilities and our belief in their right, need, and desire to achieve their full potential, OCALI's mission is to build state- and system-wide capacity to improve their outcomes through leadership, training and professional development, technical assistance, collaboration, and technology.
Response to Intervention


This site offers free tools and resources to help school staff and parents to promote positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all children. The site was created by Jim Wright, a school psychologist and school administrator from Central New York.

Visit to check out newly posted academic and behavioral intervention strategies, download publications on effective teaching practices, and use tools that streamline classroom assessment and intervention.




The mission of the Center is to provide support and resources for schools, educators, and families for effective, research-based practices to promote positive outcomes for all students. A specific focus of the Center is supporting learning and implementation of effective, comprehensive systems of instruction and intervention (within a response to intervention framework).
Government Links
Doe Consent Order
The State of Ohio, the Governor, the Ohio Department of Education, and other state-level defendants to a class action lawsuit have reached a proposed settlement and have requested our District's assistance in informing students and parents of the proposed settlement. A link to the settlement is below. To be clear, our District is not a defendant in this lawsuit and is not accused of any wrongdoing in this lawsuit. We are sharing this information as a courtesy to the Ohio Department of Education and our community.
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