Mrs. Susan Kilmer, Director of Special Education,

Mrs. Kilmer graduated from Wyalusing Valley High School in 2001 and went on to attend Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA where she graduated magna cum laude in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with certification in elementary, early childhood, and special education.  While attending Juniata College, Mrs. Kilmer studied abroad at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, England for a semester. 

She taught in Tunknannock for two years before joining the Wyalusing Elementary staff as a learning support teacher in 2007. She has taught multiple years of learning support at the upper elementary level and then had the opportunity to implement the district's first life skills support program for kindergarten through sixth grade students beginning in 2013.  Mrs. Kilmer continued her education and graduated from Edinboro University with a Master's Degree in Education with a concentration in educational leadership in 2018. 

Mrs. Kilmer resides in the borough of Wyalusing with her husband, Josh Kilmer, and her two children, Elizabeth and Noah.

Gretchen Richmond, Secretary to the Director of Special Education

570-746-1600 x3012


The Wyalusing Area School District strongly believes in the support of special education students.  We are committed to promoting the placement of all children with their peers.  Every student has the right to a successful and enjoyable education in their neighborhood school. We believe in utilizing all services and ideas to maximize every students education.  We as district strive for excellence for all students and provide every opportunity possible to maximize success post education. 

Parental Rights

FERPA Rights

Transition Services Webpage

Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth (AEDY) Webpage

IDEA-B Regulations and Policies

Annual Public Notice of Special Education Services and Programs
Early Intervention
Pre-Referral Intervention
Evaluation Process
Transition to School-age Programs