State Support Team Region 9 Serving Schools in Holmes, Stark, and Wayne Counties

Stark State Advanced Technology Center ~ 6057 Strip Ave. N.W., North Canton, OH 44720  
Telephone: 330-492-8136  ~  Toll Free: 1-800-733-7732


Parent Contacts Special Education Concerns

Laurie Langenfeld

E-mail Address:
Laurie.Langenfeld@email.sparcc.org

Telephone and Extension Numbers:
800-733-7732 or
330-492-8136 Ext. 1432

Laurie Langenfeld, M.Ed.
State Support Team Region 9 Associate Director,
SPDG External Facilitator, IDEA Compliance


Laurie Langenfeld serves as Associate Director and Lead Special Education Consultant.   Laurie provides technical assistance as defined by the Ohio Department of Education/ Office for Exceptional Children to district leaders, educators, related services personnel, parents, and community stakeholders.  She also assists in supervising personnel and the delivery of the SST scope of work.  Laurie has held the position of SST Consultant for over 6 years and serves on many state-level committees/networks.

Prior to joining the State Support Team, Mrs. Langenfeld worked in the public school system for thirty years as a secondary teacher, High School Assistant Principal, Career and Technical Supervisor, and Secondary Special Education Supervisor. Laurie graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and earned a Master of Education in Educational Administration from Ashland University.

Terryl Swejk

E-mail Address:
Terryl.Swejk@email.sparcc.org

Telephone and Extension Numbers:
800-733-7732 or
330-492-8136 Ext. 1313

Terryl Swejk, M.Ed.
Consultant, Ohio Improvement Process, Alternate Assessment Contact, Secondary Transition, School Age Special Education

Terryl Swejk serves as consultant and Secondary Transition Specialist for State Support Team Region 9.  In this role, she provides professional development and technical assistance to school districts, families and service agencies throughout the region.  Focus areas include school improvement (OIP), Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (RTI and PBIS), college and career readiness, instructional practice and special education policies and procedures.  As Secondary Transition Specialists, she assists school districts and community stakeholders in strengthening collaborative ties that promote successful transitions for ALL students, including those served by IEPs, from high school into the adult world.  The goal is building systems that support student engagement in postsecondary education and employment opportunities.

Terryl holds a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from DePaul University, a Master of Education in School Psychology from John Carroll University and a Master of Education in Educational Administration from Ashland University. Her 20+ years in education have been spent educating children, families and staff from birth through the collegiate level. This includes roles as teacher, supervisor, program manager, instructor, consultant and coordinator in both public school and non-profit organizations.

Chris Wnoroski

Email Address:
Chris.Wnoroski@email.sparcc.org

Telephone and Extension Numbers:
800-733-7732 or
330-492-8136 Ext. 1325

Chris Wnoroski, M.S.
Consultant, UDL Contact, Low Incidence

Chris Wnoroski serves State Support Team Region 9 as a Special Education Consultant, serving Stark, Holmes and Wayne Counties.

As Special Education Consultant, Ms. Wnoroski provides training and technical assistance as defined by the Ohio Department of Education/ Office for Exceptional Children. She provides information to district administrators, teachers, related services personnel and parents on IDEA laws and regulations, Special Education procedures such as effective Individualized Education Program (IEP) development, and Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities.   Chris has special interest in the education of students with autism spectrum disorders having served as an autism consultant for a public school district for over 10 years.  Chris also serves our districts regarding training and technical assistance in the areas of Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning.

Prior to joining the State Support Team, Ms. Wnoroski provided over thirty years of professional expertise to the field of education delivering service to schools as a Speech/Language Pathologist, Autism Consultant, Assistive Technology Consultant as well as Special Education Consultant.  Chris graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech/Language Pathology, and earned her Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology from Kent State University.