Special Education

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Student Eligibility

Children are placed in BOCES special education programs at the direction of their local school district’s Committee on Special Education (CSE). CSE Teams, including the district CSE Chair, classroom teacher, parents, and service providers collaborate to develop an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for any student identified as requiring special education services. Contact your local school district’s CSE Chair for more information.

Contact

Dr. Rita Levay, Deputy Director of Special Education
Phone: 518-464-6319
rita.levay@neric.org

Robert Mark, Student Placement Administrator
Phone: 518-464-6322
robert.mark@neric.org

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Thousands
of new books and resources added to support our new literacy initiative, a key aspect of the special education redesign.
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Social-emotional learning
underlines our approach to educating the whole child.
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Job-embedded
training for teachers and staff ensures a “best practice” approach to educating our students.