South Education Center Programs & Services
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Provides a structured educational program for students with an educational label of Autism and others who benefit from a predictable and individualized program focusing on social skills and academics.
Alternative education high-school program for students, ages 12 through 21, and babies of enrolled students.
The FOCUS program provides customized transition programming based on students’ areas of high interest in a highly structured, small group instructional setting that allows for flexible scheduling to provide community and vocational-based experiences.
The program's goal is to teach students how to be productive, contributing, and valuable members of a working community.
Sun is an Intermediate District 287 program for Students with Unique Needs. It is a special education program focused on meeting the needs of students who have been identified with social, emotional, sensory and behavior needs. In addition, most SUN students have a cognitive and other health impairments. Instruction focuses on developing appropriate social, academic, functional, and transitional skills.
ELC (Early Learning Center)
South Education Center Alternative (SECA) - Early Learning Center (ELC) is a Hennepin county approved and funded daycare for infant and toddler children of teenage parents who are at risk of not graduating from high school.
The programs provide education and training in the areas of academic, post-secondary, employment, independent living, and emotional well-being.
Students are 18-21 years old and have attended a high school special education program. Each student continues to be eligible to receive special education services in order to obtain an Individual Education Plan (IEP) driven diploma. In addition to DCD, many students have one or more additional disabilities such as: Speech/Language, Autism, Physical Impairment, Other Health Disability, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Vision Impairment, and/or Emotional/Behavior Disorder.
Provides post-secondary, employment and independent-living instruction that students need to prepare for independence in their community.
Provides students with opportunities to earn high-school credit, develop career skills leading to industry recognized certificates, and transition to post-secondary education.
The ATTAIN lab provides a learning and teaching lab where students receive training in software applications that can be used for vocational purposes.