Welcome to the Student Services Department

Mental Health Services

We recognize the importance of consistent and continued care for our students who access our school-based mental health services. The district has contacted each of our mental health partners and they plan to continue to provide access to mental health services. Any specific questions or concerns should be directed to your student’s therapist and treatment provider. All agencies have options for home visits (as appropriate) or telephone sessions. 

CRISIS HOTLINE: 513-281-2273 

CRISIS TEXT LINE: 839863 and text 4HOPE

These crisis lines are operated 24/7, so please call if you have any concerns or questions. 

Si tú estás en crisis o piensas en suicidarte, o si conoces a alguien en crisis o que piensa en suicidarse, llama: La Red Nacional de Prevención de Suicido (en español) 


Suicide Prevention Lifeline website

 If you are in crisis or are thinking of suicide, or if you know someone in crisis or who is thinking of suicide, call: 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (in English) 


Suicide Prevention Lifeline website (Servicios En Español)

988 Lifeline ofrece servicios gratuitos en español las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana. No tiene que hablar inglés para recibir ayuda.

Department Information

The Department of Student Services coordinates specialized programs and services for approximately 6,000 students in the Princeton City School District. Maximizing each student's school experience is the goal of the department. Staff members within each division of Student Services have special training, which is required to assist in meeting the needs of identified students. In addition to offering special education services, the Department of Student Services provides English learner services, nursing services, behavioral health supports, and a multitude of other services.

Search for Children or Individuals with Disabilities Notice

The Princeton City School District is continuing the effort to identify, locate, evaluate, and provide services to any child with a suspected disability between the ages of 3-21. Children may have diagnoses including, but not limited to, the following: autism, traumatic brain injury, hearing impairments, visual impairments, speech and language delays, learning delays, behavioral concerns, and multiple disabilities. It is our goal to identify and provide services as early as possible. If you suspect your child may benefit from this type of screening or service prior to enrolling in school, please call (513) 864-1035.

Philosophy of Student Services


All children are “children first.”  Labels, often assigned to children, will be minimized in their importance • when general and special educators work together to develop and deliver curriculum • when all services, based upon individual need, are provided to a child in his/her natural environment • when planning with and for a learner always includes a discussion of transition. 

All children have the right to a wide variety of curricular options and supports (which may include specialist{s}) in order to realize individual success.

All children should be supported by interventions that are collaboratively developed for the individual learner’s needs and for the purpose of enduring learner progress, not affixing blame or defining learner deficits.

All children have the right to access instruction suited to their individual learning styles and delivered in their natural, age-appropriate (or multi-age) community of learners.

All children should be empowered with opportunities and skills to make decisions about and take responsibility for their own education.

All children benefit from a collaborative approach •  that equally values and empowers teachers, family members and learners to behave as equal partners when planning and problem-solving •  when each school community includes in its schedule, time for teachers, families, and students to collaborate.

All children experience greater success when their families are involved, thus, more needs to be done in each school community to meaningfully involve families in the full spectrum of the school culture. 

All children should have the opportunity to be educated in the community in which they live if their educational needs can be met.

Student Services Staff

Dr. Ronald Fausnaugh
Director of Student Services
(513) 864-1034
Email Dr. Ronald Fausnaugh

Kelli Perrin
Director of English Learner Services
(513) 864-1034
Email Kelli Perrin

Marianne Freland
Student Services/ Special Education Secretary
(513) 864-1008

Email Marianne Freland

Janet Lanzarotta
Executive Assistant Student Services Department
(513) 864-1034

Email Janet Lanzarotta

Stacey Powers
Student Services/ Special Education Secretary
(513) 864-1035

Email Stacey Powers

Natalie Boerio, M.Ed.
Special Education Coordinator
(513) 864-1033
Email Natalie Boerio

Amy Hoerst, M.Ed.
Special Education Coordinator
(513) 864-1513
Email Amy Hoerst

Kendra Roberts
Special Education Coordinator
(513) 864-1069
Email Kendra Roberts

Sharin Wiwi, M.Ed.
Special Education Coordinator
(513) 864-1009
Email Sharin Wiwi

Janis Bellon
English Learner Coordiantor
(513) 864-1034
Email Janis Bellon

Carol Korte
Parent Mentor
(513) 864-1112
Email Carol Korte

The District’s
Parent Mentor provides family support to families of students with disabilities and to families whose children are suspected of having a disability.  The Parent Mentor services all district schools.