School-based staff are the ones that work the most directly with students. For contact information, go to your school website. Here is an overview of the people you should look for.
All Elementary Schools have a School Psychologist, Speech and Language Specialist, Reading Specialist and a Resource Specialist. Go to your school’s website to find names and contact information for those people.
Barron Park, Briones, Escondido, Walter Hays and Ohlone have Study Centers/Special Academic Instruction Classrooms. Please talk with your case manager about the possibilities.
All Middle Schools have a Resource Program/ Study Skills, Speech and Language, Academic Communication/Social Skills Class, Educationally Related Mental Health Services (EMRH) and the Reading 180 reading intervention program. There are classes with co teaching, specialized math instruction, but these vary every year.
Greene, Fletcher and JLS have a Futures program which resembles a Special Day Class. In these programs there are reading and math classes and there is some emphasis on vocational training. The Futures programs run a smoothie business with the help of the students. Greene also has a Social Cognitive Class and a Therapeutic Support Class. See the district FUTURES brochure
for more info. Please talk with your case manager about the options.
For staff contact info go to the websites for the Paly Special Ed dept
and the Gunn Special Ed dept
. All classes available to high school students are listed in the course catalog on the school's websites. In high school the Futures program emphasis is mostly on vocational training and life skills. FUTURES brochure
Both high schools also have Read 180 programs, Academic Communications & Study Skills classes, and a number of co-taught classes. Talk with your case manager about the options.