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Special Education Providers and Resources

Special Education Mission Statement
“Inclusion is at the core of our values; we prioritize the development of the whole child and strive for equitable educational outcomes for every student. Through specialized services, we empower all learners to cultivate self-determination and independence, supporting the Rocket Way.”
      SDA Procedures      


Megan Gilkey

Special Education Director



Ashleigh Callahan

School Psychologist



Resource Teachers


  Syracuse Elementary   Syracuse Middle School   Syracuse High School  

Laurie Kuenning PreK-1

Elizabeth Neujahr   2-3


Angie Halouska   4-6

Alicia Umland  4-6

Megan Pitrat  7-8


Wendy Buchanan 9-12

Michelle Zoller 9-12/Life Skills

      Service Providers      

Heather Krause   Speech/Language Therapist

Diane Wright    Speech/Language Therapist

Lindsay Tuxhorn Occupational Therapist

Carrie Wilson   Physical Therapist



  External Links          
  Parents' Rights in Special Education          
  Parent Training and Information          
  Nebraska Autism Network          


Students Enrolled: 795

Student Teacher Ratio 14:1

100% of our teachers are certified

Ranks 29 out of 243

Among all school districts in Nebraska.

1:1 K-12

Chromebooks deployed for every student