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General Objectives

The Committee on Preschool and School Age Special Education, English as a Second Language services, health-related services, psychological services, speech and language services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, are governed and coordinated through the PPS Office.

General Objectives of the Pupil Personnel Services

  • That every student who is the legal responsibility of the Greenwood Lake Union Free School District will receive a free and appropriate education. Students are eligible to receive educational services until the completion of the school year of their 21st birthday or until the attainment of a local/regents diploma, whichever occurs earlier.

  • That the determination of the CSE/CPSE be consistent with the continuum of the services outlined in the Commissioner’s Regulations and be based on such items as: chronological age; learning rate; academic functioning; social/emotional development; physical development; and management needs.

  • That every disabled student will be educated in his/her least restrictive environment, and have access to the full range of programs and services available to their non-disabled peers.

  • That every disabled student has the right to participate in extra-curricular activities to the extent appropriate to their individual physical abilities.

  • That every disabled student’s Individual Education Plan ( IEP) be reviewed annually.