Circle of Friends Field Day

Circle of Friends Field Day

by Ellen Birch For the last five years, I have worked closely with the fourth-grade teachers at New City School to plan a Circle of Friends Field Day at their school for our special-needs students from Ackerman School. Together we have planned a variety of activities – decorating picture…

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Cambio Means Change

Cambio Means Change

The Special School District engaged the Cambio Group for the 2017-2018 school year. Their team is instrumental in reinforcing the need for educators and staff at SSD in Saint Louis to embrace change at the kick-off of the school year. In spite of the break most of us enjoyed over…

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Kid 2 Camp Challenge 2018!
group of students holding sign reading Fred Saigh Leadership

Kid 2 Camp Challenge 2018!

The 2018 Fred Saigh Leadership Program grads challenge each SSD team to send a kid to camp. They are great leaders indeed! Thank you, grads! Check it out! https://vimeo.com/273754217 Donate here and put “camp” in the memory/tribute line. https://sef-stl.org/donate/ Thanks!…

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Teacher Mini-grants Produce Big Benefits

Teacher Mini-grants Produce Big Benefits

I was a school principal for many years at Northview High School of the Special School District (SSD). During this time, I became very familiar with the Special Education Foundation (SEF). SEF is a nonprofit organization that provides funds to further support students with special education needs through its Dana…

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