Special Education Program Information
Special Day Classes (SDC)
in Special Education courses is restricted to student who qualify
based on identified learning disabilities as outlined by federal and
- Students in the program are assigned to a
Case Manager, a Resource Specialist or Special Day Class Teacher, who
monitors their progress in school and helps develop the student's
Individual Education Plan (IEP).
- Students are also
entitled to all other school support services including academic and
personal counseling, and assistance with health needs and behavior
- Students participate in all other
mainstream activities including sports, school functions, and
extra-curricular groups like clubs and Student Council.
The SDC and RSP program works closely with the following specialists:
Workability, Speech, Adaptive PE, Transition Program (ITP).
For additional information, contact School Pscychologist @ 429-3810 x 1595
attend the majority of their academic courses in a self-contained
classroom format with one teacher, usually their Case Manager.
in this program are placed into basic level courses specific to
various subject areas identified in their IEP which typically include
Basic English (fluency reading, short novels,
and writing) Basic Math, Algebra Readiness or Algebra I Basic Science
(physical or life) Basic Tutorial
RSP (Resource) Program
Resource Specialist Program is open to students that have an
established IEP (Individualized Education Program). Students attend
mainstream courses but also take a Tutorial to receive additional help
with these classes.
- Elective courses and P.E. are taken in the mainstream program.
- Tutorial courses are provided for support in mainstream classes through individual tutoring and reinforcement of study skills.
courses titled Basic (Basic English, Basic Math, etc.) only count
towards elective credit. Parents should be advised that students who
do not take mainstream English, math and other academic classes in the
specified subject areas required for graduation will only be eligible
to earn a Certificate of Completion or a Certificate of Attendance.