The Office for Student Support & Special Education
Welcome to the Office for Student Support and Special Education Website
The Office of Student Support and Special Education supports and addresses the social, emotional, physical, and educational components of each student's education. We are responsible for coordinating services including the District’s Committees for Special Education at the preschool, elementary and secondary levels for all resident students who qualify for such support. Our office also oversees English as a New Language (ENL) and the Counseling Department.
Our Department includes:
The Office for Student Supports
English as a New Language (English Language Learners [ELLs]/ Multi-Language Learners [MLLs]);
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) (include descriptions of Response to Intervention [RtI] and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports [PBIS]);
Social Work, Psychologists, Speech/language Teachers, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists and other Support Staff
Updates for the 2022-2023 School Year
Positive Solutions for Families Training Series: Information & Registration Process: This program is an evidence-based, family-friendly workshop of seven sessions to help support and promote positive and effective parenting behaviors. These workshops will provide information for families on promoting children’s social-emotional skills, understanding their child’s challenging behavior, and using positive approaches to help children learn appropriate behavior. The first session is Friday, October 7.
New Option for Electronic Communications from The Office for Student Support & Special Education
Director of the Office for Student Support and Special Education
(518) 756-5200, ext 3033
Assistant Director of the Office for Student Support and Special Education
(518) 756-5200, ext 3082
518-756-5200 x 3025
Parent Resource Links
Upcoming seminars for families by FACE (Family and Community Engagement) Center
March 2023 Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center CPSE to CSE Transition Workshops
Wildwood Continuing Education Program - click here for offerings brochure and registration form
Bring On The Spectrum Community Space and Sensory Gym: Offers social, recreational, and lifestyle activities for neurodiverse individuals in the Capital Region. All ages, all abilities, ALL means ALL.