| WHO ATTENDS THIS PROGRAM?
RETC - A Regional (Tuition Based) program - Grades 4-9
SOS - A Secondary Auburn Board based program - Grades 9-12
Special education students with diagnosed emotional, behavioral or mental health difficulties
Eligibility – Students from Poland; Mechanic Falls; Minot; Turner; Greene; Leeds; Lisbon; Lisbon Falls; Auburn and Lewiston. Other systems as openings are available.
WHEN IS THE PROGRAM IN SESSION?
175 School Days / following Auburn School Department calendar
Extended school year programming for students to maintain education and behavioral skills
School day: 8:30 am -2:30 pm
Average 18 Months enrollment. (Diagnostic to 2 years)
WHAT DOES THE PROGRAM OFFER?
Academic, Psychological, Social and Recreational Services
Individual and small group work available at individual grade levels
Emphasis on basic skills
Transition planning; including prevocational and vocational information
Basic work experience:
- Food Preparation Program (Deali's)
- Wooden Banks/Toys Program
Consulting to staff and parents
Small group work
Referral to community psychological and psychiatric services
Individual and small group social skills training
Coordination of community resources counseling - outpatient - In home supports
Linking to after school programs - Boys & Girls Club, YMCA and YWCA, local team sports
Physical education instructions
Small group recreation activities
Arts & Crafts
HOW DO THESE PROGRAMS DIFFER FROM SENDING SCHOOL PROGRAMS?
This is a Special Purpose Day School that provides students with emotional and/or behavioral supports.
All staff are Special Education Trained / Certified or Licensed.
Class size is generally five (5) students with one (1) staff (including Educational Technicians)
This is a small school consisting of a maximum of 45 students in elementary, middle, and secondary level classrooms.
This program provides Social Work services such as:
- Group and individual work with students and families
- Work with problems in community that impact school success
- School and community resources are mobilized to enable students to benefit from education.
HOW DOES A STUDENT QUALIFY FOR THIS PROGRAM?
Students are referred through each school system's P.E.T. process.
The Admissions Board reviews all applications for possible placement.