Provider Job Opportunity

Person Centered Services

Become a member of the Person Centered Services (PCS) team! PCS is an adult day service for the developmentally and intellectually disabled in our community. We take our individuals on outings to be as involved in their community as possible and teach life skills to promote independence. You will be trained in several groups, then… Read more »

February Provider Of The Month

Duff Geier

Congratulations to February’s Provider of the Month, Duff Geier.  Duff has over 30 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. He is dependable, compassionate and wants the best for those he works with.  Duff is very calm in his approach and does not get rattled during situations that can be challenging.  He is willing… Read more »

Come one, come all!

Rabbit in Hat

Join us in celebrating this year’s Literacy Week! The fun and festivities are January 28th-31st. Each day will have a different dress-up theme and a special guest reader to share a story with the students. The dress-up themes are: Monday – Crazy Hat Day Tuesday – Rainbow Colors Day (wear as many as you can!)… Read more »

January Provider of the Month

Hannah Starkey

Congratulations to January’s Provider of the Month Hannah Starkey.  Hannah has been an Independent Provider for 4.5 years. She spends a lot of time with her clients and always puts them first. Hannah always has a welcoming smile on her face and connects very well with her clients. Hannah is employed with Wilma Valentine Childcare where… Read more »

FAQs On Preschool Services

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs Why was funding expected to change for Shelby Hills to continue educating preschoolers in the Sidney City School District? Due to the phase out of Tangible Personal Property Tax for all of Ohio’s county boards of developmental disabilities, the Shelby County Board of DD needed to change its funding structure in order to maintain… Read more »

Preschool Information For Families


December 7, 2018 Dear Shelby Hills Early Childhood Center Parents and Families, The Shelby Hills Early Childhood Center has been grateful to have the privilege to serve the children of Shelby County for several decades in our preschool. We were recently faced with some unexpected news that is going to impact the way that we… Read more »

Assistive Technology Enhances The Learning Experience

Assistive Technology

Various forms of Assistive Technology are available to enhance the learning experience for individuals with disabilities. The staff at Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities are always looking for new ways to implement technology into individuals’ daily activities. Ryan is 4-years old and is in Miss Emma & Miss Joan’s class at Shelby Hills Early Childhood. Ryan… Read more »

December Provider of the Month


Congratulations to December’s Provider of the Month Deborah Cottengain.  Deborah has worked in the DD field for 14 years and is very dedicated to the people she supports.  The hours that she works is often broken up starting in the early morning hours, to mid afternoon, and then again in the evenings.  Deborah is currently working… Read more »