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Susan Kearing, CPSE Chairperson
Theresa Andrew, CSE Chairperson
Caleb Martin, CSE Chairperson
Deirdre Hill, CSE Chairperson
Jill Primeau, 504 Coordinator
Kira Studler, Speech
Andrea Winchip, Speech
Jill Primeau, Occupational Therapist
Kathleen Donohue, Physical Therapist
This committee, established under State Law governing education for students with a disability, ages five to twenty-one, oversees the evaluation and assignment of students to special education services. The committee acts on referrals from parents or school personnel. If your child is referred to the committee, you will be asked to give written permission for an evaluation and you will be invited to attend all meetings for the committee at which your child's classification, placement and program are reviewed. If parents disagree with the committee, parents have a right to appeal. Call 494-3015, ext. 762 for questions regarding Special Education and the Committee on Special Education.
The Committee on Preschool Special Education arranges for evaluations for three and four year old children whose parents and/or physician suspect of having a disability. Call 494-3015, ext. 762 for questions regarding the Committee on Special Education.
North Warren Central School follows the New York State Education Department recommended guidelines for providing test accommodations. For more information please visit NYSED Test Access and Accommodations.
RTi-Response to Intervention
This is the first step in a long process of giving support to a child who is struggle in varying ways with in school. This plan has three levels. Level one being the least intensive to level three being very intensive. All of the levels require documentation from the adults working with the student to provide whatever service is deemed appropriate to support student growth. The overall goal is always to make sure that all instructional, emotional, home-school, doctors concerns, attention and attendance have been reviewed carefully before decided to make more drastic recommendations for additional services and testing.
Under the RTi model there are many types of interventions but the one used most often if an academic concern is:
AIS-Academic Intervention Services (Remedial Support)
This service is given when a student has not been successful with classroom interventions and support at level one. It is a level two services and can be provided to a child for Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies based on state and local assessments as well as by teacher recommendation.