Eric Dool, Director of Student Services
Eric J. Dool began serving the district in August 2012 as the director of student services. In this role, he has overseen all federal programs, all district health and related services, Section 504 Accommodation Plans, student attendance, and collaboratively with curriculum Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). Dool is the district’s contact/coordinator for issues surrounding homelessness, foster care, out-of-district placements, and home instruction due to medical needs. Additionally, Dool oversees the district’s Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP), hears suspension and evaluation appeals, and serves as one of the district’s civil rights officers, among other assigned duties. This work is included in Dool’s leadership of the district’s Care initiatives.
Dool earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi, and Sigma Xi from Denison University in 1995. He then earned an M.Ed. in School Psychology from the University of Cincinnati in 1997, and a second M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Miami University in 2007. Before coming to Loveland, Dool served as a school psychologist and student services manager with Cincinnati Public Schools (1997 - 2007), and as the principal for a countywide school for severe behavior/mental-health needs through the Hamilton County Educational Service Center (2007 - 2012). Dool holds National Certification as a school psychologist, and is a senior level instructor with the Crisis Prevention Institute. Additionally, Dool has been an adjunct instructor in Masters of Education programs at Mount St. Joseph University since March 2015, and at times has served in a consultative capacity in special education law.