Special Education: Unity, Dignity, Prosperity

Special Education Mission Statement:

The Rainier School District Special Education Department is dedicated to helping each student reach their potential in an inclusive, unified environment where their individual strengths are recognized.

We are UNIFIED!

We are proud to be a Special Olympics' Project UNIFY school. 

Click here for more information on national and state efforts with Project UNIFY.  

Click here to learn more about why we have created a unified campus in Rainier.

Special Education & Student Services Office

28168 Old Rainier Rd.
Rainier, OR 97048
Phone: (503) 556-9121 
Fax: (503) 556-1043

Staff

Heidi Schafer

Heidi  Schafer

Melissa Pratt

Melissa Pratt

Danielle Nelson

Danielle  Nelson, RN
Shalana Harrison
Shalana  Harrison
Tracy Collier
Tracy Collier
Jeanie Cook, OT
Jeannie Cook
Cindy Coughlin
Cindy  Coughlin
Melissa Hood
Melissa Hood
Andrea Hulegaard
Andrea Hulegaard
Anne Montgomery
Anne Montgomery
Cara Mortlock
Cara  Mortlock
Leora Newton
Leora Newton
Krystle Wheatley
Krystle Wheatley
Casandra Brown
Casandra Brown
Brenda Cameron
Brenda  Cameron
Kristi Crape
Kristi  Crape
Keri Gray
Keri  Gray
Mary Harrington
Mary  Harrington
Sheila Heflin
Sheila Heflin
Jamie King
Jamie  King
Lisa Langner
Lisa Langner
Juliet Larson
Juliet Larson
Mica Lires
Mica Lires
Alyssa Nelson
Alyssa Nelson
Kylie Olson
Not pictured
Diane Pruyne
Diane  Pruyne
Kaitlynn Rhoads
Kaitlynn Rhoads
Northwest Regional ESD Support Staff
Laura Anderson, ASD
Not pictured
Elsje Collins, SLP
Not pictured
Allyn Kirnak, School Psychologist
Not pictured
Damon Massey, PT
Not pictured
Allyn Kirnak