Special Education Introduction
Welcome to the PPS page!
Jennifer Batzing, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Becky Henderson - Supervisor of Special Education
-Terms and Definitions (PDF)
-Official Notice: Parents/guardians in the Corning-Painted Post Area School District should be aware of their rights regarding potential referral and evaluation of their child for the purposes of special education services or programs. We direct you to information on the New York State Education Department website relating to a parent’s guide to special education in New York State for children ages three through 21:
Post-Review Announcement, March 11, 2016:
The New York State Education Department: Office of Special Education completed a Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in Corning-Painted Post Area School District during the 2015-16 school year. This review examined the district's compliance with selected federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.
The review was conducted by the SEQA Western Regional Office. The review process involved a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations, interviews of parents and staff surveys. Meetings of the committee on special education were also observed.
A copy of the report may be reviewed from the Superintendent's office, located at 165 Charles Street, Painted Post.
TIES Program- Together Including Every Student (T I E S) is designed to facilitate participation of children and young adults with disabilities in traditional recreation by providing natural support from peer partners. The program encourages experience of diverse abilities through partnerships between students with and without disabilities who wish to take part in extra-curricular and community activities. Contact: Robin Drury firstname.lastname@example.org