Department of Student Services

  • CPS' Department of Student Services specializes in ensuring that students with disabilities receive the instruction and support needed to achieve. Special education and related services are offered to children ages three through twenty-one in public and non-public schools.

    Our Mission

    To work collaboratively in providing integrated supports and services that foster individual student success.

    Our Vision

    Taking the lead to be a national model in instruction and supports for exceptional students, Cincinnati Public Schools Department of Student Services will collaborate to provide a strong array of innovative practices and high-quality services focused on preparing all students for life.  


DSS Students in Class 2023

Contact Us

  • Dr. Margaret Hall, Director

    Debra Ranson, Administrative Secretary


    Christine Reeves, Assistant Director

    Patti Abbatiello, Lead Secretary