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 Educational Services

Include:

  • Small class instruction adapted to the learning styles and needs of the students
  • Identification of underlying factors that prevent the student from succeeding
  • White Plains public school teachers certified in special education and content areas
  • Middle and high school regents-level course work in the core curricular areas
  • Approved New York State secondary school curriculum
  • Participation in New York State Regents Examinations

Criteria for Admission

The student must be:

  • age 13 – 21
  • currently enrolled in a public school program
  • unable to function in the current school placement due to emotional, psychological, or behavioral difficulties, or has had excessive absences, or has been on home instruction
  • in need of a therapeutic placement
  • of low-average to above-average intelligence
  • approved for placement by the home school district's Committee on Special Education

 Clinical Services

Include:

  • Initial assessment and on-going monitoring of individual emotional and psychosocial needs
  • Functional groups designed to teach skills necessary for appropriate school, work, social, and family functioning
  • Individual and group counseling and family consultation as it relates to the educational process
  • Assistance in connecting with community therapeutic services

Contact Information

STAR Program
228 Fisher Avenue
White Plains, New York 10606

Paul Bratcher, District Administrator
Daria Zetlen, LCSW, Clinical Coordinator

Phone Numbers:
School Office: (914) 422-5766
 
School Fax: (914) 422-2340
 
Clinical Coordinator: PENDING
 
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