Special Education supports and assists in the maintenance of locally developed Special Education Programs within six of STC’s Member First Nation schools in the following ways:
Guidance is provided to intensive need (special education) program (SEP) teachers in the development of effective individualized educational programs for students with identified needs in their schools;
The coordination of specialized services, assessment and consultation within schools, including occupational therapists, physical therapists, educational psychologists and/or a behavioural consultant are provided as required for assessment, program planning, and designation;
The facilitation of the SEP teachers/coordinators professional learning community through regular Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and working sessions, ensuring regular communication, collaboration and information sharing as a way to provide responsive educational supports to students;
Attention to regular communication regarding program information, procedural updates of SEP National and Provincial guidelines are maintained, and submission of SEP Targeted High Cost reports to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).