Mission & Vision Statement
The Red Hook Central School District is a welcoming and diverse community of learners committed to personal growth and caring for others.
The Red Hook Central School District seeks to empower each individual to embrace today and navigate the possibilities of tomorrow.
Who we are
Director of Pupil Personnel, CPSE, K-12 CSE chairperson
Secretary for Pupil Personnel Services, CPSE & Grades K-5
Secretary for Pupil Personnel Services, Grades 6-12
Grades 3-5 chairperson
Grades 6-8 chairperson
CSE 9-12 chairperson
Welcome to Pupil Personnel Services
Pupil personnel services is responsible for providing a wide range of programs and services to students with learning differences. The department includes teaching staff, school psychologists, counselors, school social workers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and physical therapists.
What is the process to get help for my child?
- If you suspect your child may have a learning disability, contact your child's building principal.
- The principal will hold a Response to Intervention Team (RTI) meeting to determine if additional building-level services will accelerate your child's learning.
- Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) and Part 200 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, the District must have a Response to Intervention/RTI process to support a student’s education program before consideration of referral to the Committee on Special Education (CSE).
- If the RTI process does not improve your child's progress, then the committee will refer your child to the CSE. Parents may also refer their child to the CSE or the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE).
- Once parents have given signed consent to evaluate, a 60-day timeline commences during which time evaluation will occur and a meeting will be held.
- A meeting will be held with either the CSE or CPSE to determine your child's eligibility under CSE/CPSE and if your child is eligible, the CSE/CPSE will develop an Individualized Education Program for your child.
Our office also oversees services for homeless students and school-based mental health services.
- What is the Committee on Special Education for students with disabilities (CSE)?
- What is the Committee on Special Education for Preschool students (CPSE)?
- What is a 504 plan?
- IEP vs. 504 (from schoolpsychologistfiles.com)
- What is Title IX?
- Notice of Child Find
- Procedural Safeguards notice
- New York State laws and regulations on special education (including Part 200 and 201)