The ASD Nest program is a program for high functioning students with ASD that takes place in an integrated co-teaching class in a community school. The ASD Nest program mission is to help children learn how to function well academically, behaviorally and socially in school and in their community. The program provides an educational therapeutic environment in which the requisite supports are provided by a team of specially trained educators and therapists.
ENL (English as a New Language) uses strategies for English language development with native language support so that students develop language and content knowledge in English. Due to the Next Generation Standards the role of the ENL teacher is expanding but the main goal is to facilitate the Content-Based Instruction to ELLs (English Language Learners), by working closely with classroom teachers to adapt the curriculum based on the language needs of the ELL students.
As the Instructional Coach, I support all teachers from Pre-K to 5th grade. I facilitate grade team meetings to discuss and plan the ReadyGEN / earson Realize - enVision 2.0 Program . Units of Study. As a team, we work closely with the Next Generation Learning Standards and incorporate these standards into teacher best practices and methods. I also facilitate our P.S. 19 parent workshops throughout the school year to share Next Generation Learning Standards & ReadyGEN / Pearson Realize - enVision 2.0 Program information.
The SETSS program provides additional support not only for the students but also to the classroom teachers. These services are designed to be flexible, helping students to remain in the general education classroom and use the combined expertise of both the general and special education teachers.