We are pleased to announce that Dr. JoAnn Chirakos has joined our staff as Educational Services Coordinator. Dr. Chirakos will work closely with the Educational Support Team, providing input as a school psychologist and administrative support to the team.
The focus of this new role will be to collaborate with faculty, parents, and other professionals to support the academic, social, and behavioral success of our students. While Dr. Chirakos will not be providing direct services to students, she will be observing students and providing input to support plans for students with educational and behavioral needs.
Many of you know “Ms. Jo” who served as our Grades Support Person last year. Dr. Chirakos has a great deal of experience in Student Services, initially as a Speech Pathologist and more recently as Director of Student Services at Tallmadge City Schools. Jo has a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Kent State University and a school psychology license from the State of Ohio.