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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    SPEDBoard
    Special Educators:
    SPEDBoard is now located  under the TPSS Resources Tab. 
     
    Goals
    Special Educators:
    Remember to

    use SMART goals
    when
    developing IEPs.
    Goals should be
    based on
    state standards.
     
     
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    Student Authors of
    "Louisiana Our Great State"

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    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
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    A high interest online curriculum for teens,
    transitions students
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    Tangipahoa Parish Special Services Center
    1745 SW Railroad Avenue
    Suite 302
    Hammond, LA 70403
    (985) 542-7195
     
      

Special Announcements

  • Thanksgiving

    A Thanksgiving Feast was prepared by Ponchatoul High School students from Ms. Burns' class. These students learned how to prepare a Thanksgiving meal, set a table, and serve others. 

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    Ms. Sous Hayes, LRS counselor, met with seniors to explore career interests at Kentwood High Magnet. Seniors pictured are John Bell, Tylan Hart, Aaliyah White, Ms. Hayes, LaColvin Cryer, and Morgan Shaw.

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Special Initiatives

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    Ms. Melissa Smith's students, Ahlirah Samuel and Matthew Henne, made microwave mug Quiche using flour, egg, baking powder, baking soda, salt, milk, oil and optional cheese and ham. The student’s worked on math, reading, and life skills during this lesson.

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    The Amite High Magnet PSES Career Education class hosted an Entrepreneur Open House. The event began with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the "opening" of the students' businesses.

     

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    Special Educators learning about the Louisiana Connectors

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    ...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
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    Louisiana’s special education population
    makes up 12 percent of public school enrollment.
     
     
     
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  • Today is Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    Chrome Extension
     For Text to Speech
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    Timers
    Collection of Online
    Classroom
    Timers
     
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    Learn how to transform 
    the  learning process by implementing strategies  
    to empower students
     
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