iCan Swim Camp

Superintendent Amy Beeler and her “swim buddy” Annie at the Pioneer Center sponsored iCan Swim Camp.

Celebrating DSP’s

The Pioneer High 5 Committee is celebrating Jennifer Matheny from SOAR! Jennifer answered a call from our SSA at 3am and was able to help provide emergency services to a new family within minutes. We will be forever thankful for the help SOAR gave to their family. Thank you for your excellence and dedication to serving others.

Admin Building Updated Office Hours

Starting this week, the front desk at the Admin/SSA Office (167 West Main Street) will be closed daily for lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm. If you need to reach an employee, you may still call the office at 740-773-8044 or for SSAs 740-775-7044.

Staff Spotlight: Lindsay Kemper

Job Title: Pioneer School NursePioneer Employee for 5 years Tell us a little about yourself.I have been a nurse since 2007 and previously worked at Adena Hospital. I am married to Noah and we have two boys — Max and Miles. We also have a 1.5-year-old Goldendoodle named Molly. What was one of your first/most memorable jobs growing up?My first …

Sensory Friendly Events Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Sensory Friendly Events

The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium has released their season of sensory-friendly programs, starting with a sensory-friendly Summer Night on May 26 from 5:30pm-8:00pm. There will be smaller crowds because reservations are required, music throughout the park will be turned off, and sensory kits with noise-canceling headphones, sunglasses, and fidget devices will be available at Guest Relations. Tickets can be purchased …

Staff Spotlight: Heather Chaney

Job Title: Service & Support AdministratorPioneer Employee for 22 years Tell us a little about yourself.I am the proud Auntie of 2 nephews, Derek and Mason. I am going to be a great aunt this summer. Parker Grace is due in July. I am owned by 2 cats, Charleigh and Charlotte. What was one of your first/most memorable jobs growing …

A Message from Superintendent Amy Beeler

Teacher Appreciation Week — A Message from Superintendent Amy Beeler

Dear Pioneer Center Community, It’s hard to believe May is already here, and I am so thankful for the way the Pioneer staff has worked together to make this another successful year for our students. As we wrap up Teacher Appreciation Week, I want to share my heartfelt gratitude for all the teachers and teachers’ assistants at Pioneer School. I …

2022-2023 Pioneer Program Calendars

At the April Board Meeting, the Ross County Board of DD approved the following Pioneer Center Program Calendar. Click to download the PDF files below. 2022-2023 Pioneer School Calendar 2022-2023 Pioneer Preschool Calendar 2022-2023 EI Calendar 2022-2023 12-Month Employee Calendar