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Engineering & Research Development

By |2020-03-04T16:38:51-05:00February 26th, 2020|High Road School: Caroline County|

Our 7th and 8th graders got the chance to become engineers. Lukas and Arianna are learning about Newton's laws of physics, they built a model car to test out his theory. Austin had the task of building a tower with only index cards and a sheet of paper towel!!! Despite his many trials, he was able to be successful! February is Black History month so in Language Arts we had all three grades research the history of Frederick Douglass, who is a local historical figure here on the eastern shore. After their research, the students wrote an essay on why [...]

SESI’s Behavior Tip of the Month: Building Relationships

By |2022-12-30T15:04:43-05:00January 3rd, 2023|Blog|

One of the most important aspects of a positive school community is relationships—those between staff and students and between the students themselves. Building strong relationships helps us be proactive and preventative in how we approach student behavior; the better we know our students, the more we know how to help them be successful. Let’s talk about relationships within a school community, why they’re so important to the success of students, and how these relationships can be modeled in day-to-day interactions. Student-Staff Relationships Relationships between staff and students are at the core of a school’s community and culture. In fact, research [...]

High Road School of Southern York Receives ‘School of Distinction’ Honor

By |2023-03-08T12:20:28-05:00November 17th, 2022|Blog, High Road School: Southern York|

The High Road School of Southern York was recently named a 2022 School of Distinction for excellence in education by Cognia, a global nonprofit school improvement organization. As part of the School of Distinction program, Cognia identifies pre-K–12 education institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to learners. Cognia selected High Road School of Southern York as one of 96 K-12 schools out of more than 1,500 institutions worldwide that were eligible for the 2022 recognition. “We are proud to work with Cognia and even more proud that our curriculum, passionate staff, and classrooms stand out on the [...]

High Road School at St. Joseph

By |2022-11-16T14:20:45-05:00November 16th, 2022|

High Road School at St. Joseph The High Road School at St. Joseph partners with the St. Joseph School District to support students with intensive needs. The academic, social-emotional, and behavioral needs of each student are met through high student-to-staff ratio, individualization and small-group teaching approaches and a comprehensive behavior management system. Our staff works in unison with the district to ensure that our students receive the maximum benefits from both district resources and those of our programs. Contact Us (P) (816)-671-4072 1211 N 18th St, St. Joseph MO 64501 Meet the Team [...]

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Specialized Education Services, Inc. Names Dawn Thomas President

By |2022-11-08T08:48:23-05:00November 7th, 2022|In the News, Press Release, Press Releases & Announcements|

Experienced operational leader will help guide the organization’s continued commitment to ensuring students with the greatest need receive a quality education PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting, today announced the hiring of Dawn Thomas as president. Thomas will lead the growth and development of SESI’s special education and alternative education programs, as well as identify, attract and cultivate talent. “Dawn Thomas brings an impressive set [...]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

By |2022-10-31T09:22:59-04:00October 20th, 2022|Blog, California Landing Page, Sierra School of East Valley, Sierra School of San Joaquin, Sierra School of Solano County: Day Rehab, Sierra School San Joaquin, Sierra School: Antioch, Sierra School: Solano County, Sierra School: Sonoma County, Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Students at Sierra Schools of California celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) with a classroom decoration contest. The friendly competition took place at the school level, with winning classrooms competing region-wide for the top honor. Teachers used the contest to help students learn about and honor the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Students in each participating classroom decorated a large bulletin board or wall space paying homage to the Hispanic Heritage Month theme. Each decorated area had to include relevant and interesting [...]

New Outdoor Play Space at High Road School of Peoria

By |2022-09-28T16:11:34-04:00September 28th, 2022|Blog, High Road School of Peoria|

Movement and physical activity are critical for students' overall well-being and now students at the High Road School of Peoria have a new outdoor space perfect for a range of activities. Recently the school community celebrated the opening of the new sport court with a ribbon cutting, balloons and cake. “Our goal is to make learning fun and the addition of the sport court provides another opportunity for students to enjoy themselves while learning new skills,” said Theresa Mortl Smith, regional vice president. According to the CDC, regular physical activity can help young people improve cardiorespiratory fitness, build strong bones [...]

Sierra School of Solano County Moves to Facility in Fairfield, California

By |2022-09-09T14:59:52-04:00September 9th, 2022|Press Release, Press Releases & Announcements|

New centrally located campus offers students additional WorkAbility opportunities FAIRFIELD, Calif., Sept. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting, today announced its Sierra School of Solano County is now open in a new location in Fairfield (1745 Enterprise Dr.). Programming at Sierra School of Solano County is designed to meet the unique academic and social-emotional learning needs of each individual student. Sierra School of Solano County is a California Department of [...]

Sierra School of Sacramento

By |2023-02-01T16:13:57-05:00July 27th, 2022|

Sierra School of Sacramento Sierra School of Sacramento is a nonpublic, special education school that serves students from K - 12th grade (ages 5-22). We utilize unique education models, an effective positive behavior management system, and multiple mental health techniques to increase academic awareness, develop social skills and cultivate proper classroom behavior in each of our students. Our goal is to work along side the student to improve academic and social success so that the student can return to a least restrictive setting. Our dedicated staff and teachers are committed to the growth and safety of each student. View our [...]

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