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Pupil Services

Pupil Services is a consolidation of all programs and services that support students and families. The personnel in this office research, evaluate, and implement the best academic, emotional, and social course of action for each student. Through their leadership, advocacy, data collection and analysis, and delivery of programs and services, the professionals in this office will provide the best possible educational experience and ensure the well-being of every student. This vertical alignment creates a strong network of support for all students as we realize our number one goal…every student achieves educational success.
 
Licking Heights Schools provides a continuum of services for students age 3 through 21 identified as disabled under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act . The Licking Heights Pupil Services Department oversees a wide-range of additional support services in regards to Special Education, English Language Learning, School Counseling, and Health Services. The Pupil Services Department also oversees program requirements for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for McKinney-Vento and Foster Care.
PBIS/Restraint & Seclusion Update

The following memo reflects changes to both PBIS and Restraint & Seclusion according to the Ohio Revised Code (O.R.C.). These changes will be reflected in an updated board policy once the 1st and 2nd readings of the policy have taken place by the board of education and the policy is approved. Until such time, this memo will reflect the practices of the district regarding the changes via the O.R.C.

Hearing

Hearing by the Licking Heights Local Schools regarding the planning and use of American Recovery Plan (ARP) IDEA Part B Special Education Funds for the 2021-2022 school year:

During the September 22, 2021 Regular Meeting of the Licking Heights Local School District Board of Education, the district will share how they intend to spend their federal funding allocations from the ARP for the 2021-2022 school year.  During the meeting, the District will provide the opportunity for public comments and input.
Compliance Officers

Complaints, including complaints of disability-based harassment and requests for due process hearings, must be put in writing and must identify the specific circumstances or areas of dispute that have given rise to the complaint or requests for a hearing, and offer possible solutions to the dispute.
 
Complaints must be filed with the District Section 504/ADA Compliance Officer. The Board of Education has designated the Supervisor of Special Education and the Director of Human Resources as the District Section 504/ADA Compliance Officers.
 
Mitch Tom, Supervisor of Pupil Services
(740) 927-3365 ext. 30224
6565 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062 

Kim Henderson, Director of Human Resources and Student Discipline 
(740) 927-6926, ext. 10500
6539 Summit Road, Pataskala, Ohio 43062 
Title IX Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in District Programs or Activities

Notification of Policy & Grievance Procedure

The Licking Heights School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education program or activities, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the applicability of Title IX and its implementing regulations to the District may be referred to the District’s Title IX Coordinators, to the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, or both.

The district has adopted a grievance procedure to provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints alleging any action that would be prohibited by Title IX and its implementing regulations. This procedure describes how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a complaint of sexual harassment, and how the District will respond.

Board Policy 2266  - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Gender in Education Programs or Activities

The District’s Policy and Procedures may be found on Board Docs at : https://go.boarddocs.com/oh/lhschools/Board.nsf/Public?open&id=policies#

Any complaints involving Title IX can be submitted using the following form (insert form below) and submitting it to the Title IX coordinators listed below.


Title IX Coordinators: 

Mitch Tom, Supervisor of Pupil Services
(740) 927-3365 ext. 30224
6565 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062 

Kim Henderson, Director of Human Resources and Student Discipline 
(740) 927-6926, ext. 10500
6539 Summit Road, Pataskala, Ohio 43062 

Parent Information

Welcome to our district staff training. This system has been specifically designed to provide the parents and guardians of our students quick and easy access to important and helpful information under the Title IX regulations.

https://www.publicschoolworks.com/PIC/homePage.php?di=394&dia=v9w13

Title IX Coordinator & Additional Personnel Training

Contact Information

Supervisor of Pupil Serv: Mitch Tom
Supervisor of Spec Ed: Sara Morman
Secretary: Nicole Roth
Phone: (614) 864-9089, ext. 60211
Fax: (614) 501-4672
 
Office Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
District Registrar: Sally Rudduck 
Phone: 740-927-6926
Fax: 740-927-9043

Gifted Coordinator: Amanda Cote
EMIS Coordinator: Sue Merrill 
Phone: (740) 927-9046
Fax: (740) 927-3197

Licking Heights Local School District

6539 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-6926 | F: 740-927-9043


Licking Heights High School (9-12)

4101 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-964-9005 | F: 740-927-0508


Licking Heights Middle School (7-8)

4000 Mink Street Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-9046 | F: 740-927-3197

Central Intermediate (5-6)

6565 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-3365 | F: 740-927-5845


South Elementary (1-4)

6623 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-964-1674 | F: 740-964-1625


West Elementary (1-4)

1490 Climbing Fig Blacklick, OH 43004
P: 614-864-9089 | F: 614-501-4672

North Elementary (PreK-K)

6507 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-3268 | F: 740-927-5736


Central Preschool

6565 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: (740) 927-3268


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