Office of Student Services

The Office of Student Services (OSS) is dedicated to achievement and success for all students throughout their school career and beyond graduation. The OSS staff supports students and their families through collaboration with other divisions within the Intermediate Unit, building relationships with schools/districts and establishing partnerships with community agencies.

The Office of Student Services provides best practices in various specialized areas through innovative programs and services for children with special needs. Contact a member of our administrative staff to learn details about the many ways in which our highly qualified staff support children, families and educators.

Autistic Support

Classrooms located across the County for K-12 students including placements with a foundation in Applied Behavioral Analysis and Competent Learner Model.

The Anderson School

Providing small, nurturing learning environments to meet the academic, behavioral, and therapeutic needs of students in Grades 7-12.

College & Career Readiness

Guidance and networking opportunities for districts and schools to prepare all students for post-secondary success including MontcoWorks NOW.

Deaf & Blind Services

Providing support and resources to students with deaf-blindness, their families, and educational teams.


School-based treatment program for children in need of behavioral and mental health treatment in an academic setting.

Extended School Year

Summer programs offered to school-aged students who qualify for ESY services.


Testing, consultations, and other support services are available to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Mental health services

Programs and supportive services for districts, schools and their students as well as professional development for educators, counselors and school psychologists in a variety of areas related to mental health.


Our MDS Classrooms support K-12 students with low incidence disabilities who require individualized support.


MCIU administers the ACT 89 Non-Public Services program in eligible non-public schools in Montgomery County to include math remediation, reading remediation and school counseling services.

Project AWARE

By expanding capacity, Project AWARE advances wellness and resiliency in education by increasing mental health awareness in schools. Through this grant, districts are able to access opportunities to help support mental health/suicide prevention initiatives in their schools. 


The MCIU Transition Program provides services and opportunities to help transition-age students prepare for their future. 


MCIU offers vision support services for students to provide quality educational support by a certified TVI.

Related Services

Additional services offered by the Office of Student Services include speech & language, assistive technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and behavior analysts.

School Based Access Program

Programs that allow LEAs to receive federal Medicaid reimbursement for students.

News and Updates

The Office of Student Services publishes OSS Insight, a newsletter filled with great information about some of the current events in our programs. 

Archived Issues:

Dr. Brittany Lourea-Waddell

Dr. Brittany Lourea-Waddell



Administrative Assistant:
Amanda Kern

Beth Cavalier

Beth Cavalier

Assistant Director, Special Education Services


Administrative Assistant:
Lois Winton

Kendall Glouner-Zeamer

Kendall Glouner-Zeamer

Assistant Director, Program Development

Dr. Kenneth Voss

Dr. Kenneth Voss

Assistant Director, Non-Public Services


Administrative Assistant:
Carolyn Bergman

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