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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 [...]

Specialized Education Services, Inc. Names Rachael Chatel 2022 Teacher Of The Year

By |2022-06-15T16:23:58-04:00June 15th, 2022|Press Release, Press Releases & Announcements|

High School Educator at High Road School of Hartford Takes Home Top Spot in Nationwide Program Honoring Outstanding and Innovative Teachers June 15, 2022 PHILADELPHIA – Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is 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 Rachael Chatel as its 2022 Teacher of the Year. SESI’s inaugural Teacher of the Year (TOY) program honors educators who exemplify high-quality, evidence-based instruction and the importance of equitable education for all SESI students. [...]

Sierra School at Plano

By |2022-06-14T09:18:01-04:00June 9th, 2022|

Sierra School at Plano Predicated on strong collaboration and communication between Plano ISD, Region 10 and our in-district staff, our district programs are designed to achieve their greatest potential. The academic, social emotional, and behavioral needs of each student are met through such means as a high student-to-staff ratio, individualization and small-group teaching approaches and comprehensive behavior management system. Our staff works in unison with district special education and general education teachers to ensure that our students receive the maximum benefits from both district resources and those of our programs. Contact Us (P) 480.234.8542 [...]

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Creating a Positive Learning Environment for Students with Autism

By |2022-04-05T09:42:37-04:00April 5th, 2022|Blog|

By Amy Farmer, Regional Instructional Specialist at SESI Creating classrooms and schools that foster curiosity, growth, and a sense of security is vital to a student’s ability to access their academics, generalize skills, and become as independent as possible.  Cultivating these environments for students on the autism spectrum can take some special thought and care. Whether students on the spectrum need minimal support or a great deal of individualized attention, there are specific needs to take into consideration. Research is constantly expanding our knowledge on effective methods to teach our students with ASD [...]

4 Essential Components of Behavior Support in the Classroom

By |2022-03-28T11:59:21-04:00March 28th, 2022|In the News, Press Releases & Announcements|

Diane Myers, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Special Education - Behavior, March 22, 2022 -- Expectations that are clearly established, and reinforced regularly will contribute to a consistent, positive experience for students. The 2021-2022 school year began full of promise. Students, families, and educators were ready to get back to pre-pandemic learning routines. Almost no one was prepared for how the landscape had changed – many educators had left the profession, staffing needs were at an all-time high, and students were engaging in more frequent and more severe challenging behaviors. The disruption wreaked by Covid dramatically impacted our students, especially those who were [...]

High Road School of Cecil County Celebrates Black History Month

By |2022-03-07T17:20:33-05:00March 7th, 2022|High Road School: Cecil County, MD|

The students at High Road School of Cecil County and the Cecil Alternative Program worked throughout the month to create presentations that celebrated Black History Month. Students picked their own influential members to research based upon their interests such as music, space exploration, and sports. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Black History Month Presentations!

By |2022-03-28T16:51:48-04:00February 28th, 2022|Sierra Livermore|

This month students worked on black history month and made posters to go with it. They all presented them to one another in the classroom, where they learned that some people they did research on are still alive today. This showed them that history isn't so old, and many things are still occurring today. Learn more about our school today.