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Thank You Educators

Catie Aznoe

May 04, 2016

This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week and from all of us at the DSCBA, we say thank you. Through the Down Syndrome Educational Alliance, we have privilege of working with the entire education team, including general and special education teachers, paraeducators, administrators and others. We are committed to providing educators and professionals with up-to-date information and services regarding research- based best practices for educating students with Down syndrome. Our goal is to share that information with as many educators as possible so that all students, particularly those with Down syndrome, can reach their fullest potential.

When a school district joins our Educational Alliance, we train and support educator teams and administrators so that they can understand specific learning profiles, strengths, and weaknesses of students with Down syndrome. After training, each attendee receives ample pertinent information about educating students with Down syndrome. Topics addressed include behavior, communication, inclusion, curriculum adaptation, and more.

We are grateful for all the districts that have partnered with us so far and the educators who have taken advantage of the Educational Alliance and our resources to help their students reach their potentials.

 

Partnering Districts and Independent Schools

Acalanes Union High

Albany Unified

Antioch Unified

Aspire Public Schools

Benicia Unified

Berkeley Unified

Berryessa Unified

Big Valley Christian School

Brentwood Union

Burlingame

Campbell Unified

Contra Costa Christian School

Cupertino Unified

Dublin Unified

Evergreen

Fairfield-Suisun

Fremont Unified

Hayward Unified

Hope Technology School

Jefferson Union High

Lafayette Unified

Liberty Union

Livermore Unified

Modesto Unified

Mt. Diablo Unified

Newark Unified

North Creek Academy

Oakland Unified

Orchard

Orinda Unified

Piedmont Unified

Pleasanton Unified

Presentation School (Sonoma County)

Rocketship Charter School

Santa Clara Unified

San Francisco Unified

San Jose Unified

San Ramon Valley Unified

San Ramon Valley Christian Academy

Sonoma Valley Unified

St. Timothy's Noah's Ark Preschool

Sunnyvale

 



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