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Student Well-Being


School Social Workers

The Olentangy School Social Workers are licensed mental health professionals who also hold additional credentials through the Ohio Department of Education. They are responsible for assisting families and students with minimizing nonacademic barriers to learning. This can be done by linking students and families with resources and coordinating services in the community, as well as providing direct services to students while at school. Students may receive student support or counseling for a wide variety of concerns including (but not limited to): life stressors, peer difficulties, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and ADHD, as well as other issues. Referrals to the school social worker can be made through each building’s school counselor.

The Olentangy School Social Workers serve on the Olentangy Parent Programs Team, the Delaware-Morrow County Youth Cluster Team, and the Drug Free Coalition and the Suicide Prevention Coalition. 

Contact Information

Samantha Norman, samantha_norman@olsd.us, (740) 816-2261

  • Elementary Schools: Alum Creek, Glen Oak, Heritage, Wyandot Run
  • Middle Schools: Shanahan Middle
  • High Schools: Olentangy High 

Dan Murph, dan_murph@olsd.us, (740) 272-1503

  • Elementary Schools: Freedom Trail, Oak Creek, Olentangy Meadows, Walnut Creek
  • Middle Schools: Olentangy Orange Middle
  • High Schools: Olentangy Orange High

Alisa Wabwire, alisa_wabwire@olsd.us, (740) 272-0946

  • Elementary Schools: Indian Springs, Liberty Tree, Scioto Ridge, Tyler Run
  • Middle Schools: Hyatts Middle, Liberty Middle
  • High Schools: Liberty High 

Shaytell Taylor, shaytell_taylor@olsd.us, (740) 816-1793

  • Elementary Schools: Arrowhead, Cheshire, Johnnycake Corners
  • Middle Schools: Berkshire Middle
  • High Schools: Berlin High