Program for Students with Exceptionalities
Includes a listing of the key features of the available special education programming, contact information, and role descriptions for PSE support teams.
Available Learning Opportunities offered by the Program for Students with Exceptionalities
PSE Delivery Model (Updated Model Coming Soon)
Description of six models of service delivery in Pittsburgh Public Schools,outlining the role of the Principal/LEA, general education teacher and special education teacher within each model.
A chart listing programs and interventions with a description and the instructional focus
Pittsburgh Local Task Force on the Right to Education (LTF) 18-19 Meeting dates
Second Tuesday of each Month, 6-8 PM at The Board of Education Administration Building
Tuesday September 11, 2018 Tuesday February 12, 2019
Tuesday October 9, 2018 March - Champion Awards TBD
Tuesday November 13, 2018 Tuesday April 9, 2019
Tuesday December 11, 2018 Tuesday May 14, 2019
Tuesday January 8, 2019
PSE VisionPittsburgh Public School students will be meaningful members of our school communities. All students with disabilities will receive an equitable education that addresses individual needs in order to achieve their fullest potential academically, socially, emotionally, and vocationally. Students are expected to achieve and succeed so that they can be productive, self-motivated citizens.
PSE MissionEach student has a right to a welcoming environment that is accessible, emotionally nourishing, culturally responsive, physically safe, purposefully engaging, and intellectually challenging.Achieving this goal will require:
Program for Students with Exceptionalities2323 Brighton RoadPittsburgh. PA 15212412-529-3132
- research-based curriculum and instruction in the least restrictive environment driven by high expectations for all students with disabilities
- collaboration and shared responsibility of all stakeholders, including students, families, PPS staff, and community members
- optimizing student achievement through data-driven decisions that inform assessment, instruction, and progress monitoring
- providing teachers with professional learning, instructional support, and resources to impact student achievement
The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 341 Bellfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412.529.HELP (4357).