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  • Special Education / Child Find Notice
    you may request screening and evaluation at any time whether or not your child is enrolled in the district s public school program Child Find federal regulations also apply to highly mobile children including migrant children Requests for evaluation and screening are to be made in writing to the building principal or to Dr Mary Beth Gustafson Assistant Superintendent for Special Education for the Pocono Mountain School District at 570 839 7121 ext 10181 Consent School entities cannot proceed with an evaluation or with the initial provision of special education and related services without the written consent of the parents For additional information related to consent please refer the Procedural Safeguards Notice which can be found at the PaTTAN website www pattan net or the Pocono Mountain School District website www pmsd org Once written parental consent is obtained the district will proceed with the evaluation process If the parent disagrees with the evaluation the parent can request an Independent Education Evaluation IEE at public expense Program Development Once the evaluation process is completed a team of qualified professionals and parents determine whether the child is eligible If the child is eligible the individualized education program team meets develops the program and determines the educational placement Once the IEP team develops the program and determines the educational placement a Notice of Recommended Educational Placement NOREP prior written notice is issued Written consent is required before initial services can be provided The parent has the right to revoke consent after initial placement Preschool Children with Special Needs Age 3 to School Age Parents whose child has a developmental delay or one or more conditions as listed in the Special Education Chapter 14 Notice above and or who have questions regarding their child s seeing hearing learning talking moving about manipulating objects understanding showing emotions getting along with others playing with toys taking care of himself herself should telephone Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 CIU 20 at 610 252 5550 which offers Early Intervention a preschool program for children with special needs CIU 20 can provide information screening evaluation programs therapy parent support and referral to community agencies at no cost to the parent For further information call CIU 20 at 610 252 5550 or Dr Mary Beth Gustafson Assistant Superintendent for Special Education for the Pocono Mountain School District at 570 839 7121 Ext 10181 Protected Handicapped Students Chapter 15 In compliance with state and federal law the Pocono Mountain School District will provide to each protected handicapped student without discrimination or cost to the student or family those related aids services or accommodations which are needed to provide equal opportunity to participate in and obtain the benefits of the school program and extracurricular activities to the maximum extent appropriate to the student s abilities In order to qualify as a protected handicapped student the child must be school age with a physical or mental disability that substantially limits or prohibits participation in or access to an aspect of the school program

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  • PSSA & Keystone / Overview
    Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings PSSA Keystone Overview PSSA District Parent Letter and Transitioning Timeline Keystone Exam Parent Letter PSSA Exam Parent Letter CDT Educators and Parents Letter Cell Phone Electronic Device Parent Letter Keystone Project Based Assessments FAQ s January 2016 Assessment Update August 2015 Assessment Update Pocono Mountain School District Academics PSSA Keystone Overview The Pocono Mountain School District operates on a strong curriculum foundation coupled with high quality teaching to provide the highest quality education available This section of our web site features our curriculum tutoring services and other programs designed to meet the individual needs of all children in the district 2015 2016 Testing Schedule PLEASE NOTE The testing window for the Keystone and PSSA Exams has been approved by PDE The updated schedule

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  • Federal Programs / Overview
    Technology For Parents Registration Health Services Resources Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings Federal Programs Overview Schoolwide Title I Buildings Pocono Mountain School District Academics Federal Programs Overview Federal Programs Overview Title I Part A is the largest single federal aid for elementary and secondary education This grant is to ensure that all children have a fair equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach at a minimum proficiency on challenging academic achievement standards that the State has set for all children Title II Part A is a federal grant to increase academic achievement by increasing teacher and principal quality This grant helps by increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom increasing the skills of principals and assistant principals and increasing the effectiveness of teachers and principals by holding Districts and schools accountable for improvements in student academic achievement Title II also provides the opportunity for class size reduction at the elementary level Title III is a 100 federally funded supplemental program that concentrates on delivering language instruction educational programs to students who have a primary language other than English This program is designed to improve the education of limited English proficient LEP children and youths by helping them learn English and meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards The program also provides enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant children

    Original URL path: http://www.pmsd.org/domain/143 (2016-04-24)
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  • Resources / Overview
    Issues Legislators Departments Administration Business Office Special Education Human Resources Support Staff Services Technology For Parents Registration Health Services Resources Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings Resources Overview English Language Arts Mathematics Science Social Studies Additional Pocono Mountain School District Academics Resources Overview Pocono Mountain Web Resources This section highlights many of the instructional resources that are utilized in the district and available outside the district To the left are resources organized by content area that may or may not be used in your student s classroom Many of the resources found in this section may require a username and or password If you do not know your student s login password please contact your student s school building for more information BrainPOP Pearson Success Net BrainPOP Jr BrainPop

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  • SAT Free Test Prep / SAT Free Test Prep
    Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings SAT Free Test Prep SAT Free Test Prep Pocono Mountain School District Academics SAT Free Test Prep SAT Free Test Prep Dear Parents and Guardians https www khanacademy org sat College Board the nonprofit organization behind the SAT exam has partnered with the Khan Academy to make SAT test preparation materials available for free starting June 2 2015 Khan Academy is well known for its free library of online academic instructional videos This partnership between College Board and Khan Academy will put high quality training within the reach of all students without having to spend money for commercial test prep resources or services In addition to instructional videos students will find practice quizzes practice tests interactive practices and access to instant feedback aligned

    Original URL path: http://www.pmsd.org/domain/459 (2016-04-24)
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  • ESL / Overview
    Services Resources Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings ESL Overview ESL Newsletters ESL Staff ESL Handbook Pennsylvania English Language Proficiency Standards WIDA and ESL Exit Information WIDA Can Do Descriptors Volunteer Language Translators Adult ESL Home School Connection Parent Community Resources ESL Parent Teacher Conferences Pocono Mountain School District Academics ESL Overview Dr Catherine Sweeney Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum Instruction Phone 570 839 7121 ext 10161 csweeney pmsd org The Pocono Mountain School District provides an ESL instructional program that promotes the natural abilities of bilingual children to acquire language It is characterized by creative teaching strategies which both inspire and challenge students The district values the knowledge culture and language each student brings to school The variety of cultural backgrounds provide experiences that relate the student s foundation

    Original URL path: http://www.pmsd.org/domain/358 (2016-04-24)
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  • Summer Reading / Overview
    Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings Summer Reading Overview Elementary Summer Reading Activities High School Summer Reading Assignments Art English Language Arts Social Studies Pocono Mountain School District Academics Summer Reading Overview Dear Parents and Guardians The summer is a wonderful time for children to read what they most enjoy to learn new things and to have fun Whether required for high school courses or suggested elementary works summer reading is an important way to prevent kids from losing too much ground over the summer research shows that summer reading can make a significant difference in a student s overall academic achievement particularly when he or she begins a new school year in the fall As a parent there are a number of things you can do to encourage

    Original URL path: http://www.pmsd.org/domain/359 (2016-04-24)
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  • Human Resources / Professional Staff Positions Available
    Legislators Departments Administration Business Office Special Education Human Resources Support Staff Services Technology For Parents Registration Health Services Resources Transportation Food Services Dress Code Community PSSA Keystone Information Schools Swiftwater Intermediate School East Junior High School East High School Swiftwater Elementary Center West High School West Junior High School Tobyhanna Elementary Center Clear Run Elementary Center Clear Run Intermediate School PMSD Academy and Cyber Learning Academics Overview Curriculum Special Education PSSA Keystone Federal Programs Resources SAT Free Test Prep ESL Summer Reading MCTI Colonial IU 20 Employment Professional Staff Openings Support Staff Openings Supplemental Contract Openings Human Resources Overview Clearances Forms Professional Support Staff Application Information Professional Staff Positions Available Support Staff Positions Available Supplemental Contracts Positions Available Equal Opportunity Employment Pocono Mountain School District Departments Human Resources Professional Staff Positions Available Professional Staff Positions Available Certificated Administrative Positions None at this time Non Certificated Administrative Positions None at this time Certificated Instructional Positions None at this time Certificated Non Instructional Positions School Nurse 2 Long Term Substitute Positions None at this time Daily Substitute Teaching Positions All areas including School Nurse To apply for one of these positions please click on the link below PMSD Job Applicant Center Requirements for Daily Substitute Teacher If you have an interest in becoming a daily substitute teacher hold a Bachelor s degree from an accredited university college and have prior teaching experience please complete the on line application for the Daily Substitute Teacher position by clicking on the link above If you meet the above criteria but do not have prior teaching experience you must contact Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 for Substitute Teacher Training Upon completion of the training you will receive emergency certification and then you may proceed to complete the Daily Substitute Application as described above Please click on the

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