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Community Liaisons


Butler County Success
 is a partnership between Lakota and the Butler County United Way, Butler County Job and Family Service, and The Butler County Educational Service Center aimed at removing the barriers to learning that many children face daily.

School Focus
Consult, collaborate, and cooperate with school personnel and community agencies in developing plans for students' academic success.

Student and Family Focus
Assess, communicate with, and assist students and families in understanding, learning, and determining ways to increase involvement in school.

Community Focus
Refer and interact with families and community agencies to coordinate available services, and convey to the parents, the school's genuine concern for positive learning and growth for each child. Some of the reasons for referrals can be, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Physical Needs (glasses, doctor, shots, etc.)
  • Mental Health Needs (assessment, counseling, etc.)
  • Academic Concerns (poor grades, classroom support, etc.)
  • Basic Needs (food, clothing, shelter, etc.)
  • Behavioral Concerns (acting out, social relationship concerns, etc.)
  • Attendance Concerns (Missing numerous days of school, consistent tardies, etc.)
  • Transportation (family ride to IAT/IEP meetings, doctor appointments, etc.)
  • Program Involvement (child would benefit from Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Mobile Food Pantry, etc.)

Resource Pantries
Through a partnership with Lakota’s District Parent Council, resource pantries have been created at each of our schools to help families who may be facing financial hardship. 

Referral System
A teacher, nurse, counselor, or other school staff member will recognize a need in a child or family for assistance and communicate this to a building administrator. From there the child or family's needs will be assessed, a plan of action will be determined, and detailed notes will be kept of the progress of the child/family. If necessary, there will be periodic meetings of everyone involved in the child/family case to discuss the progress of the situation.

Contact Information

Building Liaison Email

Creekside ECS


Hanna Irwin


[email protected]

Heritage ECS (MWF)

Molly Jones (0.5)

[email protected]

Hopewell ECS

Rachel Canepa

[email protected]

Liberty ECS

Jessica Allshouse

[email protected]

Shawnee ECS

Katrina Kemen

[email protected]

Wyandot ECS

Jessica Allshouse

[email protected]

Adena

Katrina Kemen

[email protected]

Cherokee

Molly Jones (0.5)

[email protected]

Endeavor

Hanna Irwin

[email protected]

Freedom

Hanna Irwin

[email protected]

Independence

Jessica Allshouse

[email protected]

Union

Rachel Canepa

[email protected]

VanGorden

Jessica Allshouse

[email protected]

Woodland

Rachel Canepa

[email protected]

Hopewell Jr

Jennifer Tye

[email protected]

Liberty Jr

Jennifer Tye

[email protected]

Plains Jr

Josh Trumbull

[email protected]

Ridge Jr

Josh Trumbull

[email protected]

East Freshman

Jennifer Tye

[email protected]

East High

Jennifer Tye

[email protected]

West Freshman

Josh Trumbull

[email protected]

West High (MWF)

Sara Mosteller 

[email protected]

CRA

Josh Trumbull

[email protected]