**This blog was originally published in 2017, but we thought it would be a good topic to highlight for those special teachers that are embracing the adventure that is summer school!**
Every spring as the school year began to wind down, I began to gear up for summer school, or Extended School Year (ESY), which is specifically for students with special needs. Sometimes my teacher friends questioned my sanity for signing up for ESY in special education every summer, but I truly enjoyed it!ESY was the perfect opportunity for students to work on their academic and social/emotional/behavioral skills based on the needs outlined on their Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in a small, laid-back summertime setting.
Please allow me to take you through a typical summer school/ESY morning.Read More