Comox Valley Schools has a wide range of district staff and professionals who work with our classroom and learning support teachers to ensure that all students’ diverse learning needs are met. Access to these supports is through the School-Based Team, a collaborative problem-solving team that works with classroom teachers to develop educational programs for students. School-Based Teams meet on a regular basis in all schools.
Transitions from one stage of school to the next one are a complex and ongoing process that involves many stages and phases. While this process is complicated at best for any person, individuals with special needs face unique challenges that require specialized considerations. Transitions are supported through the Transition District Support Teacher and the Principal of Student Services. The three major supported transitions for students in the school district are:
British Columbia’s Ministry of Education funds a number of unique programs to help meet the educational needs of low-incidence students in BC school districts. Provincial Outreach Programs (POPs) provide community-based services for low incidence students in partnership with BC school districts.