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Special Education Mission Statement

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The mission of the TPSS Special Education Department
 is to serve as the voice, advocate, and visionary for our students, ages 3-21,

with special and unique needs…
to improve through the excellence of identification, evaluation, service, and training…
the supports that are needed for each child to achieve his or her potential level of education
in order to promote independence and productivity after graduation.

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Special Reminders

 
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SPEDBoard
Special Educators:
Remember to check
SPEDBoard often for
timely announcements
 
 
Goals
Special Educators:
Remember to

use SMART goals
when
developing IEPs.
Goals should be
based on
state standards.
 
 
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Special Accomplishments


Authors

LMS
Student Authors of
"Louisiana Our Great State"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Seasonal Specials

Teaching and Learning

Activities for common core
(K-5th), great resource, amazing worksheets


Hooda Math
Free online math games
for students ages 8-16,
requires complex
mathematical thinking
 

Sensory World

Explore a virtual,
interactive house
with lots of activities


Khan
With a library of over
2,400 videos
  covering everything
from arithmetic to 
physics, finance,
and history and
     is on a mission to help students  learn
whatever they want, whenever they want,
at their own pace
 
 
VocabAhead
High School Students/Teachers:
Want a fun way
to learn
vocabulary that will
give you a boost
when taking
the ACT Test?
Visit  to view videos
 that will make learning
and reviewing
vocabulary
  interesting and easy

MangoMon
A high interest online curriculum for teens,
transitions students
and young adults
 
ABCya
Free educational 
computer games
and activities for
elementary grades
K-5  to learn on the web
 
  
 
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Tangipahoa Parish Special Services Center
1745 SW Railroad Avenue
Suite 302
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 542-7195
 
  

Special Announcements

  • Petition for Diploma ACT 303

     

    Petition for High School Diploma (Act 303)

    Act 303 authorizes a person who is no longer enrolled in a public school but was identified as a student with a disability and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the state high school graduation exit examination requirements, to petition his or her city, parish, or other local public school board to receive a high school diploma.  Such petitions shall be submitted to Mrs. Cheryl Kirkland Braud, Director of Special Education by December 31, 2017.  Tangipahoa Parish School System will transmit diploma requests to the Louisiana Department of Education in accordance with LDOE procedures and guidelines.

    ACT 303 Informational Flyer

    Form - Petition for High School Diploma (ACT 303)

    Forms can be mailed to: 

    Tangipahoa Parish Special Services Center
    1745 SW Railroad Avenue
    Suite 302
    Hammond, LA 70403
     

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  • Teachers and Therapists:
     Share the gBreaking News ood news and great things
     happening  in your classrooms by
     emailing photos with a  brief description to:
     
    erin.rick@tangischools.org.
     Just make sure that all students have
     Photo Release Forms on file.
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Special Initiatives

Tangled
 
 Hope Graham's talented theatre students prepare for Tangled in the Tinsel during rehearsal practice.
 
IB Talented Art    
Kitty Faulkenberry's  IB Talented  Art
Students painted  portraits of children
attending HeadStart
as a service project.  
 
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  Thanksgiving Chefs

Ms. Burns'  students became "Thanksgiving Chefs" by preparing  a wonderful meal and serving guests during a Thanksgiving Luncheon. 

 

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Mr. Bruce Smith, former Control Plant Trainer for Marathon Oil Company in Africa spoke to students in Mrs. Vernon's class about the importance of education and determination. Mr. Smith is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Industrial Technology and a member of Omega Psi Phi.

Special Educators

Unique Inservice
Special Educators  using
the Unique Learning System 
collaborate
Did You Know?
 
 
 

 

 
 
...Did You Know?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau,
15% (15.4 million) of U.S. children aged 6 to 14
are considered to have disabilities.
Numbers for ages 15 and above are slightly higher.
 
There are 6,612,752
children and students ages 3 to 21
served under IDEA, Part B in the 50 states
and the District of Columbia. 

There are more than twice as many
males served as females
.
Louisiana’s special education population
makes up 12 percent of public school enrollment.
 
 
 
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TPSS now has an app!
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information

App
 
BlackBoard
(and SPEDBoard) can
now be accessed
on mobile devices
using the
BB app
app
 
Speak It!
Chrome Extension
 For Text to Speech
SpeakIt  

Timers
Collection of Online
Classroom
Timers
 
Chrome
 Making Google
Work for

You:
LATI Presentation

 
Videos
 
Cookie
 Cookie: Interactive
Online Learning Games
Pre-K-2nd Grade
 
Dyslexie
 Free Dyslexie Font for
Dyslexia, which eases
the reading
 
 Newslea
The free version of
Newsela enables
students

to read current events
articles every day at the different lexile levels
and track their progress

through quizzes.
 
 Rewordify
Rewordify.com simplifies difficult English, &
teaches words quickly
and effectively. Paste
in difficult sentences, paragraphs, or
whole chapters full
of hard words.
Click
Rewordify
text
and you'll instantly
see an easier version,
for fast understanding.
 
Turtle Diary
A collection of interactive,
online educational games,
toddler-
 5th grade, that
tracks progress
 
Keyboarding
 Online activities for
keyboarding
skill development
 
play2pass
Games to support Standards
for Math and ELA
 
 
Opus
Opus is a free math
problem
bank to
help middle school
math teachers build
math assignments
aligned to the 
Standards 
 
Math Snacks
Educational animations, 
mini–games, and 
interactive tools 
that help mid-school 
learners better 
understand 
math concepts
 
Math Landing
 PreK- 6th grade math 
topics uses games, apps, 
and more. 
Resources 
are aligned to 
Common Core 
Standards 
and provide 
classroom-ready 
teaching activities.

 
Storyline
Videos of famous actors 
reading our favorite 
childrens' books!
 
Sheppard
 Hundreds of free, 
online educational 
games, quizzes,
activities,
articles and more
 
Fact Monster
Online dictionary, 
thesaurus,
encyclopedia and 
almanac-
all in one convenient 
place for students
 
 
Reading Rockets  
Offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, 
and activities designed 
to help young children 
learn how to 
read and read better
 
 Grammar Bytes
Interactive exercises, 
videos, presentations
for all things grammar

Math is Fun
 Fun learning activities 
and math tricks for 
grades K-12

Reading Bear
 Teaches beginning readers vocabulary and concepts,  introducing all the main phonetic patterns of 
written English, using innovative rich media
 
 
edutopia
Learn how to transform 
the  learning process by implementing strategies  
to empower students
 
Class DoJo
Helps students
attend and stay on task
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