SpEd Staff

USD 457 offers quality Special Education programs through the following delivery models: Inclusion, Resource, Self-Contained, Alternative Site, Homebound, Therapeutic Education Program, and Hospitalized services.

Within those possible settings the following services may be provided: Speech, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Adaptive Physical Education, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders, Hearing Impaired, Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Visually Impaired, Other Health Impaired, TBI, Gifted and Early Childhood.

The special education office is located in the Educational Support Center at 1205 Fleming, Garden City, Kansas  67846. 

Special Education ESC Office Staff

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Director of Special Education

Josh Guymon

  SpEd Coordinator
Traci Shellenberger
 Tami Moore  Elementary Teacher on Special Assignment
 Tami Moore
 Melanie Garrison  Early Childhood Teacher on Special Assignment (T.O.S.A.) and Garfield Early Childhood Assistant Principal  Melanie Garrison

Office Manager
Tracey Percival
 Robin Lightfoot
MIS Secretary
Robin Lightfoot
   Receptionist/Translator-Spanish/Assistive Technology  Lorena Lopez 620.805.7144
    IEP Reviewer  Breckan Shrimplin  620.805.7161
 Laura Pahls   School Psychologist  Laura Pahls
 Jenna Rycek
  School Psychologist  Jenna Rycek
    School Psychologist   Skylar Hayes
    School Psychologist   Molly Hayes
Heather Smith
  School Psychologist  Heather McColloch

 School Psychologist
 Kristen Thon
 Janell Heiman  School Psychologist Paraprofessional  Janell Heiman
 Jeanne Bradstreet  School Psychologist Paraprofessional  Jeanne Bradstreet
Behavior Consultant  Kelsi Shannon

Behavior Consultant
Traci DeSalvo  620.805.8009

Mental Health Liaison
 Kim Fisher
  Social Emotional Learning Facilitator Diane Elliott  620.805.8625