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Special Education

Karen Ocque, Director of Instruction and Pupil Services

5955 US Route 20
LaFayette, New York 13084

P: 315-677-3152 ex. 2108
Fax: 315-677-3372
    Patricia McElhannon, Secretary to the Director of Instruction and Pupil services

5955 US Route 20
LaFayette, New York 13084

P: 315-677-5506
Fax: 315-677-3372


LaFayette Central School District’s Special Education Department’s mission is to develop students’ growth mindset while providing equal access to the general education curriculum.

VISION LaFayette Central School District’s Special Education Department’s vision is to provide guidelines and strategies that will increase the school community’s ability to prepare students to be contributing members of society. 


The Big Picture &
The Jr./Sr. High Schools 

C. Grant Grimshaw Elementary School The Onondaga Nation School

3122 US Route 11 North
LaFayette, New York 13084


5957 US Route 20
LaFayette, New York 13084

3285 State Route 11A
Nedrow, New York 13120

Christine Baker - Special Education Teacher
Alison Bristol - Special Education Teacher
Kristeen Cool - School Counselor
Kelly Fredericks - School Psychologist
Bill O'Leary - School Counselor
Greg Scott - Special Education Teacher
Asa Shenandoah - Native American Liaison
Elizabeth Sopchak - Special Education Teacher
Rosalie Whipple - Special Education Teacher
Andrea Amidon - Special Education Teacher
Rosalie Bartolomeo - Occupational Therapist
Carrie Finn - Phsyical Therapist
Nicole Hutson - Special Education Teacher
Kaitlin Maloff - School Psychologist
Teresa Miller - Special Education Teacher
Lori Mucha - Speech Language Therapist
Kristen Reardon - Special Education Teacher
Robert Risavi - Social Worker
Rosalie Bartolomeo - Occupational Therapist
Virgil Braverock - Native American Home School Liaison
Cathleen Clemens - Special Education Teacher
Carrie Finn - Physical Therapist
Elizabeth Gawinski - School Psychologist 
Marie Hayes - Speech Language Therapist
Lisa Jasinski - Special Education Teacher
Ted Merante - School Counselor
Diane Pratt - Special Education Teacher

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Jeremy Belfield

5955 Route 20 West
LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: 315-677-9728
315-677-3372 FAX

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