2017-06-09 / Community

Instructional Support

Kathleen Cox, Director of Instructional Support

Instructional Support provides direct instruction and support services to students K-12 who are identified as students who require special education services. Services and instruction are required to be individualized and vary due to student needs. South Portland School Department has approximately 534 students who require special education. Teachers of special education and related services have spent this year engaged in continued work to implement a proficiency-based learning system. One benefit of a proficiency-based learning system is the purposeful,SubmitteddeeprespectfullyconversationsbyaboutDianeinstruction between special educators and K-12 classroom teachers. Lang,  Proud This  process to Be has Kaler involved Principal. continued work with our Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Becky Brown. Becky joined two of our district wide meetings to assist staff with aligning IEP goals for students using the Essential Learning Targets. This important work will continue in the coming school year.

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