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

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 Solano County Moves to Facility in Fairfield, California2022-09-09T14:59:52-04:00

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

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. [...]

Specialized Education Services, Inc. Names Rachael Chatel 2022 Teacher Of The Year2022-06-15T16:23:58-04:00

FullBloom Appoints Celeste Chatman as Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Talent Management

Proven Leader Will Help Guide Company’s Mission to Create a More Equitable and Inclusive Work Environment PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FullBloom, a leading provider of special education, instructional intervention, behavioral health, and professional development solutions, today announced the hiring of Celeste Chatman as vice president of diversity, equity, inclusion & talent management. In this role, Chatman will lead the evolution of FullBloom’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) focus and strategy. Chatman is an accomplished human resources executive, with more than two decades’ experience initiating, developing and launching talent management strategies. She is passionate about encouraging diversity in [...]

FullBloom Appoints Celeste Chatman as Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Talent Management2021-09-23T08:54:21-04:00

New Sierra School in San Bernandino Market Provides Needed Community Resource for Students with Special Needs

School Marks Eighth California SESI Location COLTON, Calif., Jan 04, 2021 —  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 opening of the Sierra School of East Valley (1325 E. Cooley Drive, 2nd Floor, Colton, CA). The new school marks the eighth Sierra School location serving districts across California. Due to COVID-19, classes at the Sierra School began today with a hybrid model of virtual and in-person learning, adhering to strict safety protocols and monitoring [...]

New Sierra School in San Bernandino Market Provides Needed Community Resource for Students with Special Needs2021-01-05T00:18:34-05:00

Special Education Services, Inc. Strengthens West Coast Team With Appointment of Dr. Grace Losada to Regional Vice President, California

Special Education Advocate and Leader Brings More Than 20 Years’ Experience to Company SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16, 2020 — 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 appointment of Grace Losada, Ed.D. to regional vice president for California. In this role, Losada is responsible for overseeing special education schools and programs, and interim placement programs throughout the state of California. “Grace’s demonstrated experience and deep knowledge working with at-risk youth and students with academic [...]

Special Education Services, Inc. Strengthens West Coast Team With Appointment of Dr. Grace Losada to Regional Vice President, California2020-12-02T20:07:19-05:00

Expanded Services With Adult Day Program

Focus on Purposeful Activities and Enhancing Daily Living Skills for Young Adults 18-26 Who Are Exiting School Services GILBERT, Ariz., Nov. 12, 2020 — Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports, announced the opening of its Adult Day Program (DTA) at the Sierra School of Gilbert. The program, which serves young adults (ages 18-26) with developmental disabilities, centers on recreational activities with an emphasis on community integration. Approved by the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD/DES), the DTA program provides a resource for those who are exiting [...]

Expanded Services With Adult Day Program2021-01-04T23:36:47-05:00

Sierra Academy and Springall Academy Merge to Form Sierra School of San Diego

Move Provides More Opportunities to Educate and Care for Students with Special Needs SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2020 — 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 Academy and Springall Academy will merge to form the Sierra School of San Diego (6460 Boulder Lake Avenue). Unifying the schools allows for enhanced programming for every student and stronger collaboration between teachers and therapists. The Sierra School of San Diego is an [...]

Sierra Academy and Springall Academy Merge to Form Sierra School of San Diego2022-01-18T00:27:25-05:00

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) Expands Footprint in Illinois With Opening of the High Road School of Peoria

Second School in the State Furthers SESI’s Commitment to Success for Students with Exceptionalities PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 30, 2020 — 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 opening of the High Road School of Peoria (325 W. Romeo B Garrett Avenue, Peoria, IL). The new school marks the second High Road location serving districts across Illinois. Due to COVID-19, classes at the High Road School of Peoria began remotely, with plans for [...]

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) Expands Footprint in Illinois With Opening of the High Road School of Peoria2022-01-18T00:27:28-05:00

FullBloom Announces the Appointment of Arne Duncan as Chairman of its Board of Directors

September 23, 2020, Camden, N.J. – FullBloom, a leading provider of special education, instructional intervention, behavioral health and professional development solutions, announced the appointment of former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Duncan is a managing partner of the Emerson Collective, a social change organization that uses a broad range of tools including philanthropy, impact investing and policy solutions to create the greatest good for the greatest number of people. “FullBloom’s mission – to generate better life outcomes for children, regardless of the learning obstacles or other challenges they face – squarely aligns [...]

FullBloom Announces the Appointment of Arne Duncan as Chairman of its Board of Directors2022-01-18T00:27:29-05:00

Specialized Education Services, Inc. Expands Footprint in Pennsylvania With Acquisition of The Graham Academy

 August 19, 2020, Camden, N.J. – 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 acquisition of The Graham Academy, a special education school with locations in Kingston and Luzerne, Pennsylvania serving students with autism and other special needs. The acquisition of The Graham Academy expands SESI’s educational offerings in the state of Pennsylvania, which includes schools and programs specifically designed for special education students classified with learning exceptionalities, such as autism spectrum [...]

Specialized Education Services, Inc. Expands Footprint in Pennsylvania With Acquisition of The Graham Academy2022-01-18T00:27:30-05:00