Program focuses on goal setting, motor and speech/language skills, socialization, and academics — while still feeling like summer camp.
Colonial students receive a wide array of basic and supplemental services, including special education, counseling and school health programs. More than 800 students qualify for individualized education programs (IEPs) due to specific disabilities, and approximately 200 students have gifted individual education programs. Fourteen school counselors support students in grades K-12, and four community counselors offer additional supplemental services.
School health services are provided by certified school nurses and staff nurses to all Colonial students as well as students attending non-public schools within the District. Routine health services include height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis screenings. Dental examinations and physical examinations are also provided according to provisions of the Pennsylvania School Code.
Additional supports to students and families include the services of a home and school visitor and a behavioral health adviser.
A four-week virtual program to develop a skills toolkit to address the stress and anxiety of returning to school. The program runs every Wednesday from July 28 to August 18 and is delivered by Carson Valley Children's Aid, Colonial School District's Student Assistance Program Provider.
The social and emotional learning program helps students solve problems, discuss their feelings, and be a good friend.
Screenings provided to children ages 5-17 with no vision insurance and families that have suffer a financial hardship within the past two years.
A FREE program by the Child Guidance Resource Center has been proven to help with parental resilience, social connections, knowledge of parenting and child development, and social and emotional competence of children. Dinner is provided and delivered each week. Space is limited so sign up early.
CONTACT PUPIL SERVICES:
Director of Pupil Services and Special Education
610-834-1670, ext. 2111
Click here to email Ms. Berk
Special Education Supervisor (6-12)
610-834-1670, ext. 2105
Click here to email Ms. Spector
Dr. Caitlin Gilmartin
Special Education Supervisor (K-5)
610-834-1670, ext. 2134
Click here to email Dr. Gilmartin
Dr. Felix Scherzinger
Behavioral Health Adviser/Community Health Liaison
610-834-1670, ext. 2147
Click here to email Dr. Scherzinger
Home and School Visitor
610-834-1670, ext. 2108
Click here to email Ms. Reilly