Welcome to Pupil Services

  • In support of the BASD mission and Roadmap to Educational Excellence, the Pupil Services Department is committed to remove barriers and to create opportunities for student success by providing programs that support the whole student academically, behavioral, socially, emotionally, and physically. Through various support and services, the department works collaboratively with all stakeholders to give ALL students what is needed to achieve success and to become productive citizens.

    The Pupil Services Department is comprised of school counselors, school psychologists, special education teachers, teachers of the mentally gifted, special education instructional assistants, speech and language teachers, certified school nurses, associate nurses, attendance officers, educational support teachers, ACCESS Program Assistant, Coordinators of Special Education, Supervisor of Health Services, Director of Special Education, and Director of Student Services & Minority Affairs. These highly experienced professionals provide a network of services within each school to ensure all students achieve the knowledge, skill, and experience to succeed and become responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.


    Claire M. Hogan, Ed.S.
    Chief Pupil Services Officer

    Leigh Kuenne Rusnak 
    Director of Special Education 

    Special Education, Gifted Education, Chapter 15/504 Services, BASD/Student Assistance Program

    Tracey L. Hirner
    Director of Student Services 

    Framework for Citizenship, School Counselors, Alternative Education Services, Attendance Officers