Inclusive Education

  • Welcome to the IEC

    Helping educate all students
  • Inclusive Education Program

    CJB School endeavors to educate all students with in the school’s educational program and available resources.  An Inclusive Education Director/Teacher is on the professional staff of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School.

    The Inclusive Education Director/Teacher will;

    • Meet with the student and parents to assist the student in reaching his/her academic goals specific to the curriculum of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School.
    • Consult with classroom teachers to provide effective classroom strategies and/or modifications for the student.
    • Act as coordinator and liaison to arrange for Services that may be provided by the local school district for the students who are eligible and qualify for district support.
    • Oversee the school’s Rtl program which includes teacher observations and assistance.
    • Prepare and oversee intervention and ICEP plans in coordination with each student and his/her parents.

    Overview of Program

    The Individual Catholic Education Plan (ICEP)

    Starting this school year, CJB will be implementing i-Ready, which consists of two parts: Diagnostic and Instruction. This program is used for reading and mathematics, and it will help teachers determine student need, personalize learning, and monitor student progress. i-Ready helps teachers meet students where they are and build on their existing academic skills.

    http://i-readycentral.com/familycenter/what-is-i-ready/

     

     

    Student Services

    Two psychology externs are available to provide services to students.  They may provide regular classroom instruction in social skills and problem-solving and they are also available for individual referrals by teachers and parents.  Externs are under the direct supervision of a licensed Clinical Psychologist.  The Extern program can provide individual and group counseling for social, emotional, and family concerns.  In these instances, parental permission and a signed consent form are required.  Students may be referred for services by teachers or parents may request services by contacting the externs at extension 182.

  • IEC Contact

    Mrs. Lisa McLeish
    Director of Inclusive Education
    (708) 403-6525, ext. 137
    lmcleish@cjbschool.org