Contact Us

 

 

 

Kara Saldierna
Director of Special Education

Office: (531) 299-9461

Fax: (531) 299-0386
kara.saldierna@ops.org


Supervisor: Connie Coltrane 
(531) 299-9569
connie.coltrane@ops.org

Lead Teacher: Lori Chatfield
(531) 299-9549
laura.chatfield@ops.org

Parent Resources

 

The following lists contact information for various special education needs/concerns:

 

Assistive Technology:  531-299-9491

Autism Consultation Team:  531-299-9465

Health Services:  531-299-9668 (a school nurse is also available at each school)

Hearing Testing: Available at each school through the school nurse

Special Education Placement Office:  531-299-9679

Student Transportation:  402-572-5985

Psychological Services:  531-299-0305



Click Here to find the latest Parent Rights in Special Education documents

Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC)

SEAC is an advisory panel for the purpose of providing policy guidance with respect to Special Education and related services for children with disabilities.  The responsibilities of the Special Education Advisory Council include discussing research-based educational practices and reviewing activities designed to improve outcomes for children with disabilities in the Omaha Public Schools.  The Council consists of a balance of parents, administrators, and representatives from various community agencies who serve students birth through age 21.