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SPECIAL EDUCATION-B LEVEL RESOURCE ROOM

This teacher operates a program, which is designed to assist the regular classroom teacher with students whom have some limited academic problems.  Students usually are placed in this program for minimal support in reading or math.

SPECIAL EDUCATION-D LEVEL – Self-Contained

The students working with the D Level teacher are placed in the self-contained classroom full time.  The students in this program have learning or emotional disabilities, which prevent them for maximum instructional benefit in a regular educational classroom.  The students served in this program usually share lunch, P.E. Library, and Technology with the regular educational classroom students.  As the student become more able, they are integrated or mainstreamed into a regular classroom.  A teacher and assistant work with a maximum of class size of 8 students.

GATE PROGRAM

Gifted Education in New Mexico is under the umbrella of Special Education. A gifted child in this state is defined as a school-age person who intellectual ability paired with subject matter aptitude/achievement, creativity/divergent thinking, or problem-solving/critical thinking is so outstanding that a properly constituted Individual Education Plan (IEP) and diagnostic testing, decide special education services are required to meet the child's educational needs.

TITLE 1- EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY PROGRAM

title1.pngThe teachers in this program provide experience for instruction for children K-5 where development stages are not synchronized with the curriculum being offered.  Real and vicarious experiences are used to enrich the student’s perceptions. They are provided literacy instruction in small groups, 6 students to 1 teacher.

DUAL LANGUAGE AND MAINTENANCE TEACHERS

The dual language and maintenance program provides the children with the opportunity to learn Spanish through Language Arts, Fine Arts and Science.  It also provides the children with the opportunity of language development through oral stories and discussion.  The cultures of New Mexico are all an important part of the Bilingual Program as is the development of higher student self-esteem. There are two tracts for bilingual education at Carlos Rey. The first is the 50-50 model where they are instructed in their home language (Spanish) for a week, then instructed in English for the next week. The second is the 45min a day maintenance model, students are instructed in Spanish for 45 min every day, the rest of the instruction is given in English.   IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR CHILD TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BILINGUAL PROGRAM, PLEASE INFORM THE PRINCIPAL IMMEDIATELY.

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

These teachers help students with problems producing correct or fluent speech.  Comprehension and production of language vocabulary, memory, auditory processing, words retrieval, verbal organization and formulation skills. An IEP has to be in place so student may receive services.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM

Students from Carlos Rey have on site occupational therapy services.  Occupational therapy in the schools is part of ancillary services the public schools are mandated by PL94-142 to provide to qualified students.  The occupational therapist’s role in the system is to assist the student to learn and achieve according to that student’s potential.