We have 3 Full Time Resource Specialists (RSP Teachers), 2 Full Time Special Day Class Teachers ( SDC Teachers), and 1 Full Time Severely Handicapped Teacher (SH Teacher). In addition, all teachers have the support of 1 or more Instructional Associates (Paraeducators). Students who qualify for Special Education are offered Services, Accommodations, class placement in accordance to their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Most students are mainstreamed in the General Education setting for the maximum number of periods each day in accordance to their abilities.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is a four-part piece of American Legislation that ensures students with a disability are provided with Free & Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) that is tailored to their needs. Upon Notice of Assessment or Reassessment, Teachers and applicable Service Providers from the Special Education Department assess the student in order to determine eligibility.