All Creekside classrooms are designed to meet the comprehensive learning needs of students.
Students have individual programs that may include supports and services such as:
Students participate in core academics within the classroom and transition to special subjects such as:
home and careers;
and vocational experiences.
Beyond a rigorous academic program, Creekside focuses on developing daily living and pro-social skills for all students. All daily activities and lessons are designed to promote functional skill development.
Students are provided with opportunities within the classroom as well as within the community (Community Based Instruction) to practice and generalize these skills.
Creekside transition rooms focus on preparing students for the transition from school to post-secondary life.
The transition program is designed for students ages 18-21 as they work toward a Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.
Through authentic learning experiences, both in school and in the community, the Creekside transition program teaches students to perform key daily living, social, vocational and recreational skills as independently as possible.
These services are educationally designed to provide the necessary skills for specific jobs and post-secondary placements.
Medically Fragile Rooms
The Creekside medically fragile classrooms are designed to service students with complex medical needs. The educational program emphasizes the integration of a functional curriculum with a multi-sensory approach. Key to the success of these classrooms is the integration of therapies and intensive supports throughout the students’ day.
Day Treatment Rooms
Creekside Day treatment is a collaborative program of Hillside Children’s Center and Monroe #1 BOCES.
This program offers academic and vocational education in combination with mental health treatment for students with dual diagnoses. The Day Treatment program works closely with families and local school districts to customize an individual plan for each student. This comprehensive program provides academic and social skills development, psychiatric care, individual and family psychotherapy and other specialized therapies as needed.
The Blue House
The Blue House program focuses on the development and practice of functional living skills. Includes; household and personal management. Students will practice skills such as laundry, folding, kitchen cleaning, dishes, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming and basic cooking skills. Social and communication skills, and sportsmanship, are reinforced through leisure time activities and games.
Supervised/classroom staff support as needed
The Treasure Chest School Store
The Treasure Chest is the Creekside School Store located in Foreman Center. The Treasure Chest serves multiple purposes.
It provides students with the opportunity to practice job related skills such as merchandising, customer service and money skills.
Students also practice their work ethics such as being on time, proper hygiene and communicating with your employer about time off and leaving the position.
Students also participate in Community Based Instruction where they shop for the store by reviewing what has sold well, evaluating potential purchases and finalizing the restocking of the store.
The Treasure Chest is a place where student shoppers can practice their saving & spending along with proper store etiquette.