Contact Special Education

  • Questions about Special Services should first be directed to your child's teacher or building principal. Additionally, your school's Special Services coordinator can be a helpful resource.

    Executive Director of Special Services Anjanette Tolman, aptolman@olatheschools.org
    Director of Special Services John Laffoon, jrlaffoon@olatheschools.org
    Assistant Director of Special Services Deb Chappell, dchappellirc@olatheschools.org  

    Contact information: 14090 Black Bob Road, Olathe, KS  66062
    (913) 780-7006         FAX (913) 780-8209
    Office hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday

    Special Services Coordinator Heidi Schneider, hschneiderirc@olatheschools.org

    • Olathe Northwest High School
    • Prairie Trail Middle School
    • Summit Trail Middle School
    • Canyon Creek Elementary School
    • Fairview Elementary School
    • Manchester Park Elementary School
    • Meadow Lane Elementary School
    • Millbrooke Elementary School
    • Ravenwood Elementary School

    Special Services Coordinator Andy Heinicke, aheinicke@olatheschools.org

    • Olathe East High School
    • California Trail Middle School
    • Pioneer Trail Middle School
    • Bentwood Elementary School
    • Briarwood Elementary School
    • Countryside Elementary School
    • Heatherstone Elementary School
    • Indian Creek Elementary School
    • Pleasant Ridge Elementary School
    • Regency Place Elementary School
    • Tomahawk Elementary School
    • Walnut Grove Elementary School

    Special Services Coordinator Kathy Easterly, keasterlyirc@olatheschools.org

    • Olathe South High School
    • Chisholm Trail Middle School
    • Frontier Trail Middle School
    • Arbor Creek Elementary School
    • Black Bob Elementary School
    • Brougham Elementary School
    • Green Springs Elementary School
    • Heritage Elementary School
    • Madison Place Elementary School
    • Scarborough Elementary School
    • Sunnyside Elementary School

    Special Services Coordinator Tom Salas, tsalasirc@olatheschools.org

    • Olathe North High School
    • Indian Trail Middle School
    • Santa Fe Trail Middle School
    • Central Elementary School
    • Havencroft Elementary School
    • Mahaffie Elementary School
    • Northview Elementary School
    • Ridgeview Elementary School
    • Washington Elementary School
    • Woodland Elementary School

    Special Services Coordinator Matt Kunstman, mkunstmanprt@olatheschools.org

    • Olathe West High School
    • Mission Trail Middle School
    • Oregon Trail Middle School
    • Cedar Creek Elementary School
    • Clearwater Creek Elementary School
    • Forest View Elementary School
    • Prairie Center Elementary School
    • Rolling Ridge Elementary School
    • Westview Elementary School

    Special Services Administrator Kim Hawkins, kahawkins@olatheschools.org

    • Early childhood special education and autism

    Special Services Coordinator Sarah Spurlock, sspurlockhlc@olatheschools.org

    • Early childhood special education and speech-languate pathologists