ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM

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Niagara Training & Employment Agency Inc. and the District School Board of Niagara have a formal agreement to provide an Alternative Education Program for students aged 10 to 16, who are experiencing difficulties in school as a result of learning disabilities, emotional difficulties, and social interaction barriers.

The goals of this program are:

  • To assist students in developing behaviour that is socially appropriate for the school and working environments
  • To assist and encourage students to develop to their fullest potential by promoting and increasing student success and achievement
  • To provide an academic program designed specifically to meet individual student needs in an environment that is conducive to learning
  • To provide a program that develops attitudes that will ensure future success in transitioning students back to school or the workplace
  • To promote and nurture effective communication among home, school and community
  • To encourage students to be responsible, dependable, contributing citizens and members of society
  • To promote a safe, secure and stimulating environment for all students

All referrals to the program are made through Contact Niagara at 905-684-3407 or www.contactniagara.org.