Departments

The following programs and services are provided by District 75:
Applied Learning Applied Learning focuses on the skill set students will require to become productive members of society
Arts The Arts Department offers students multifaceted arts experiences....
Assessment The link to the DOE's  Division of Assessment and Accountability and New York State's Office of Alternate Assessment....
Assistive Technology The Assistive Technology Office provides evaluations, trainings, materials, resources and professional development for Assistive Technology devices and related methods of integration of these devices. The Technology Solutions Evaluation Team assesses students (in collaboration with school staff and families) for appropriate and effective use with Communication Devices, Access Tools, and other technology to facilitate access to curriculum, information and instruction that will become IEP mandated for the student. The Assistive Technology Team procures the recommended equipment, re-evaluates for new equipment as needed, facilitates repairs and supports schools in the use of programmatic Assistive Technology Devices.
Attendance Attendance Services and Home Schooling Forms.
Autism To serve as a resource to D75 programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders....
Counseling District 75 provides counseling services to its students....
Early Childhood The Office of Early Childhood is committed to providing teachers with stellar professional training that addresses developmentally appropriate practices that match the way young children develop and learn.
English Language Learners The purpose of the Office of English Language Learning is to ensure equitable standards-based bilingual and ESL educational services
Health School Health Services are designed to address the specific health needs of the student....
Hearing Hearing education services are designed to provide intensive instruction in speech reading, auditory training and language development...
Individualized Education Program An Individualized Educational Program describes the special education and related services specifically designed to meet the unique educational needs of a student with a disability.
Inclusive Education Inclusion in District 75 is a method of providing special education services in the least restrictive environment....
Interpreting Services The Office of Sign Language Interpreting Services provides sign language interpreting services for all Board of Education non-classroom activities....
Literacy The mission of the district literacy team is to enhance literacy programs in all District 75 schools, so that students may become lifelong readers and writers.
Mathematics Using the New York State Standards and following the Core Curriculum as a foundation for math instruction, teachers engage their students in a rigorous math program
Multiple Disabilities Multiple disabilities (also known as "multiply-challenged") refers to a student with concomitant impairments, such as mental retardation and orthopedic impairment, and so on....
Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy emphasizes independence in activities of daily living....
Office of Related and Contractual Services Contracted agencies are issued a transmittal requesting service when there are no Department of Education therapists available to serve students....
Physical Education/Adapted P.E. To support schools and teachers in helping all students to develop the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviors that lead to lifelong physical, mental, emotional and social wellness.
Physical Therapy Physical Therapy emphasizes physical function and independence in various settings including the classroom....
Related Services Related services are defined as developmental, corrective and other support services required to assist a student with a disability to benefit from instruction.
Safety and Suspensions Fostering safe and positive environments for students....
STEM The vision for improving student achievement in science rests on the ability to provide opportunities for students to become immersed in a variety of hands-on/minds-on learning experiences....
Social Studies The Social Studies Department is focused on helping all students use a variety of learning skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas....
Speech Speech/Language therapy is provided by teachers of speech improvement.
STOPP The STOPP (Strategies, Techniques and Options Prior to Placement) initiative has been designed by District 75 to provide hands-on assistance to community schools requesting behavior support to help identify and resolve situations occurring due to challenging behaviors by at risk and high need students and classrooms. The District 75 STOPP initiative started in the 2007-08 school year in an effort to expand external partnerships and outreach to community schools and assist schools participating in Phase 1 of the Special Education Reform. The District 75 STOPP initiative continues to support community schools with the Special Education Reform.
Teacher Effectiveness Teacher Effectiveness offers additional instructional strategies and tools above and beyond the core curriculum and IEP mandates....
Technology Solutions The Technology Office provides instruction and professional development, equipment disbursement (both programmatic and IEP-driven), and technology support to teachers, administrators, and parents.
Transition Is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child's movement from school to post-school activities....
Travel Training The Travel Training Program is a comprehensive program that teaches students with disabilities how to travel safely and independently on public transportation.
Educational Vision Services Educational Vision Services provides instruction in utilizing Braille, Nemeth Code, large print, optical and non-optical low vision devices and other skills....

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