Instructional Support Services (Special Education)

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

The Special Education Department at Washington Irving High School provides an array of services for all students, per their individual Education Plan (IEP), regardless of house affiliation. Self-contained students receive instruction in special education classrooms, often with a paraprofessional assisting. Integrated Co-Teaching students receive instruction in the general education setting with a special education teacher partnering with a general education teacher within the classroom. SETSS (Special Education Teacher Support Services, Formerly known as resource room) youngsters receive one period per day of full support to address learning deficits. Other support services include counseling, speech and language, hearing, vision and transition. The Special Education Department has an on-site evaluation team with a monolingual and bilingual psychologist as case manager.

Special Education services, as mandated by the student's Individual Education Program (IEP), are provided to all designated students. At Washington Irving HS, these services include:

-Special Education Teacher Support Services (SETSS)
-Integrated Co-Teaching Services
-Counseling
-Speech
-Vision
-Hearing
-Wilson Reading

If you have any further questions please contact:
Jeffrey Bozler,
Assistant Principal of Special Education
room 347, ext. 3471
jbozler@schools.nyc.gov

 

    Special Education Support Team

    Guidance Liason- Yolanda Bagley    room 349E, ext. 3490
    Office Aide- Sarah Javier                  room 347, ext. 3470
    Dean- Stuart Lipsky                         room 323, ext. 3230
    Transition Linkage Coordinator- Karen Williams       room 345B, ext.3453

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