News

Genesis Celebrates Student Character & Achievement

Posted on: March 30, 2017 11:00 am

CEC South/Genesis School recently celebrated student character and achievement by inviting parents to the school for project displays and award ceremonies.  The students each received a personalized certificate of achievement signed by school administrators and staff.  Student displays included models of famous bridges, coping mechanism posters and CO2 cars.

The Genesis School is a public separate school designed to meet the needs of students, kindergarten (K) through grade twelve (12), in special education who have been identified as having behavioral/emotional disabilities.  Students enrolled in the Genesis School are eligible for special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) that guides services.

Students at Genesis School receive direct, specialized instruction in social and emotional learning as well as academics in a small group setting.  Each classroom is facilitated by a teacher and at least one paraprofessional. In addition to intense instruction in social and emotional learning and academics, students enrolled in the Genesis School receive mental health support services from Child Focus, Inc.  Mental health services include Therapy and CPST.  Services are provided in a small group and/or individual setting, based on student need.  All mental health supports focus on helping students achieve academic success.  More