1801 E 86th St

Indianapolis, IN 46240

Main: (317) 259-5301

Attendance: (317) 259-5355

Special Services

Department Information:

The Special Services department works with students on both diploma and certificate of completion track. There are a variety of services available for students in both programs. The department addresses the students’ educational needs in the least restrictive environment with specialized instruction. Faculty continually collaborate with other departments in order to develop the best possible course of study for students and to ensure an inclusive learning environment for all. The team also works with outside agencies to plan for postsecondary transition.



Title Person Email Ext.
North Central Department Chair Dr. Meredith McClarnon mmcclarnon@msdwt.k12.in.us 45351
School Psychologist Ms. Tonia Covington tcovington@msdwt.k12.in.us 77281
Transition Specialist and Additional PAR Ms. Julie Hunt jhunt@msdwt.k12.in.us 45616
PACES Jobs/Transition Level B Ms. Kathryn (Katie) Flynn kflynn@msdwt.k12.in.us 45103
PACES Jobs/Transition Level A Ms. Elizabeth Schaefer eschaefer@msdwt.k12.in.us 45104
PACES / Certificate Track Mr. Edward (Ed) McNeil emcneil@msdwt.k12.in.us 45106
PACES / Certificate Track Ms. Melissa (Missy) Mocek mmocek@msdwt.k12.in.us 45105
PACES / Certificate Track Ms. Theresa (Tess) Smith thsmith@msdwt.k12.in.us 45389
PACES / Certificate Track Ms. Kathryn Stouffer kstouffer@msdwt.k12.in.us 45102
True North Mr. Kirk Briscoe kbriscoe@msdwt.k12.in.us 46007
Teacher Mr. Will Dinwiddie wdinwiddie@msdwt.k12.in.us 45207
Teacher Mr. Ben Freeman bfreeman@msdwt.k12.in.us 45805
Teacher Ms. Hilary Freeman hfreeman@msdwt.k12.in.us 45808
Teacher Ms. Patrice Greene pgreene@msdwt.k12.in.us 45830
Teacher Mr. Paul Hanson phanson@msdwt.k12.in.us 45317
Teacher Mr. Jeff Mason jmason@msdwt.k12.in.us 45204
Teacher Mr. James (Jim) Plane jplane@msdwt.k12.in.us 45109
Teacher Ms. Africasia Raheem araheem@msdwt.k12.in.us 45802
Teacher Ms. Melissa (Missy) Saddler msaddler@msdwt.k12.in.us 45809
Teacher Mr. Chris Sprinkle csprinkle@msdwt.k12.in.us 45801
Teacher Mr. Marc Viquez mviquez@msdwt.k12.in.us 45850
Teacher Ms. Whitney Witsken wwitsken@msdwt.k12.in.us 45399
Speech and Language Pathologist Ms. Wendy Heyde wheyde@msdwt.k12.in.us 45135
Speech and Language Assistant Ms. Julie Chobany jchobany@msdwt.k12.in.us 45135
MSDWT Deaf/Hard of Hearing Ms. Lisa Norwood lnorwood@msdwt.k12.in.us 45514
MSDWT Occupational Therapist Ms. Susie Stillwell sstillwell@msdwt.k12.in.us  
MSDWT Physical Therapist Dr. Kelly Rogers krrodgers@msdwt.k12.in.us  
NC Special Services Social Worker Mr. Paul Davis padavis@msdwt.k12.in.us  
MSDWT Director of Special Services Dr. Ghirmay Alazar galazar@msdwt.k12.in.us 77230
MSDWT Assistant Director of Special Services Dr. Kathryn Szwed kszwed@msdwt.k12.in.us 77246