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Student Support Services

Clarkston Community Schools offers a full continuum of special education programs and services for students birth through age 26.  Our Student Support Services Department consists of a large team of professionals including special education teachers, speech-language pathologists, social workers, psychologists, occupational and physical therapists, and paraeducators. We value our on-going partnership with parents and collaborate closely to develop Individualized Education Program (IEP) and Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) for students who are eligible for special education, Section 504s, Early On and reside in Clarkston Community Schools.

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Leadership Team

Kerry Brueck
Early Intervention Specialist

Stephanie Simony
Transition Coordinator

Kim Strader
Behavior Consultant



Stacey Theophelis 
Executive Director 
Student Support Services

Katie LaMay
Supervisor, Student Support Services

Amanda Vance
Supervisor, Student Support Services

Jackie Clancy, Coordinator

Susan Vanaman, Assistant

Meg Pardee, Assistant

Office Contact Information:
P: 248.623.8080
F: 248.623.8070

Parent Advisory Committee

The Clarkston Community Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Committee represents families with students receiving Special Education Services in partnership with CCS to empower each student to develop their highest potential through collaboration and communication.

  • PAC acts as a parent resource in collaboration with the CCS Student Support Services Department.
  • Solicits information from parents of students who receive special education services regarding needed areas of program development.
  • Participates in problem solving discussion with special education administrators for program improvement.
  • Provides information, expertise, representation and participation in an advisory capacity to the administration.

Link to PAC Page