Comfy for a Cause

Between our 90 standalone day schools and 90-plus In-District Classroom partnerships across 17 states, SESI serves nearly 8,000 special education students every year—many of whom have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Comfy for a Cause2024-01-19T09:53:00-05:00

Charlotte’s Web Reading

Our Special Education Teacher Ms. Serra has been reading aloud Charlotte's Web to students through pre-recorded videos. Students have been listening and completing excellent work each week about the characters and other topics both with paper and pencil at home and on Google Classroom and Seesaw! Learn more about our school today.

Charlotte’s Web Reading2022-01-18T00:27:41-05:00

Ms. Dirzius’s Support During This Unsteady Time

Ms. Dirzius has been a constant emotional and educational support over the past month to both staff and students. She entered the remote learning environment with energy, enthusiasm and an immediate focus on problem solving. She has actively been involved in all levels of this new educational process: gathering materials, participating in synchronous learning events, assisting with technology issues, creating new documentation systems and mailing asynchronous packets. Our whole team has benefited from her expertise and support. She responds to their needs and questions without hesitation and never has a limit on her ideas and solutions. She tackles any [...]

Ms. Dirzius’s Support During This Unsteady Time2022-01-18T00:27:45-05:00

Staff of the Month: Mr. Catanzaro

What impact has Mr. Catanzaro had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Catanzaro always supports his colleagues and steps up to any role or responsibility needed. Mr. Catanzaro has assisted new staff with learning our model and systems. He has helped set up and run a classroom with positivity and consistency. Mr. C is calm and able to work with all of the students. Staff selected Mr. Catanzaro because “he is always a calm and reliable colleague”, “he is able to manage his classroom while supporting others”, and “he is extremely respectful of all [...]

Staff of the Month: Mr. Catanzaro2022-01-18T00:35:27-05:00

Staff of the Month: Ms. Hartwich

What impact has Christine had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Hartwich is new to the High Road School of Hartford High team although she began her High Road career at our Primary School in 2014. When the opportunity to teach in our Transition Classroom at the High School became available, she jumped at the offer! Why did other staff members select Christine as Staff of the Month? Ms. Hartwich is excelling in a variety of ways in her new setting! She is the most seasoned of our teachers which allows her to be [...]

Staff of the Month: Ms. Hartwich2022-01-18T00:31:27-05:00

Cows, Pigs and Horses! Oh my!

We at the Hartford High Road High School pride ourselves on our amazing team of professionals! We have excellent support from Mrs. Mele, our Occupational Therapist and Mrs. Canty our Speech and Language Pathologist. Mrs. Canty works with our students both in the school setting and out in the community. She took advantage of our trip to Flamig Farm in Simsbury to work with our students in a new and fun setting. Most of our students who attended this field trip have not had a chance to interact with farm animals which made for a perfect speech opportunity. Our students [...]

Cows, Pigs and Horses! Oh my!2022-01-18T00:31:40-05:00