Special Education Department
The CCS Special Education Handbook provides information about special education practices and procedures. It can be downloaded from the bottom of the page.
The Special Education Department also assists teachers in providing extended learning opportunities for highly capable students through the Next Step program. A document explaining the Next Step program can be downloaded from the bottom of the page.
SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES:
For information about special education topics, and for home and school suggestions, see the following articles/resources:
1. Ontario Teacher's Federation: Teach Special Education
The teaching strategies and resources on this website have been organized along three main lines: student needs, formal exceptionalites, and diagnosed medical or psychological conditions. Related definitions, characteristics and resources are included for each area.
COMMUNITY SERVICES:If you have concerns about your child, such as behavioural, emotional, or developmental concerns, the following community services may benefit you. If you would like more information about the services, please contact Mrs. Van Egmond.
1. Doing Mathematics with Your Child, Kindergarten to Grade 6, A Parent Guide: A variety of activities and online resources to support your child's mathematics education.
2. Reading and Writing with Your Child, Kindergarten to Grade 6, A Parent Guide: A variety of activities and online resources to support your child's reading and writing development.
3. A Parent's Guide to MAP; Parent's Guide to MAP Growth: Guides for parents to explain the school wide assessment that takes place in October and May each year (Grades 1-8). The MAP assessment assists in determining each student's instructional level in mathematics, language usage, and reading, as well as their academic growth throughout each school year.
Special Education Faculty
Mrs. D. VanEgmond, Special Education Program Coordinator; VP of Student Learning
Mrs. J. Bosveld, Special Education Teacher
Ms. A. Benjamins, Special Education Teacher
Mrs. L. Belanger
Mrs. T. Bouwers
Mrs. T. Brouwer
Mrs. R. Cook
Mrs. S. Friedrich
Ms. S. Knevel
Mrs. T. Kooistra
Mrs. A. McKnight
Mrs. L. Ouwehand
Ms. S. Peters
Mrs. M. Star
Mrs. S. Tigchelaar
Mrs. S. Vander Meulen
Ms. K. Vos
Mrs. K. Zantingh