Special Education

The Special Education department supports students with educational disabilities. The department's goal is to meet the instructional needs of all students so that they have the ability to succeed and thrive in a rigorous learning environment.

Introducing our Department

The Kennedy High School Special Education department works as a team to support and advocate for each student in our care. We invite you to view this department presentation to get to know our programs and our teachers. Please contact the Special Education Resource Teacher, Mr. Kevin Jefferson, if you have any questions about anything.

College Planning

Montgomery College and Howard Community College will be hosting programs for families of students with special needs. Meet with Disability Service Providers and Admissions Representatives to find out how your child can be supported in a community college environment. For more information:

MONTGOMERY COLLEGE
Monday, March 16, 2020, 7-9:00 p.m.

HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Transition Services

Transition Support Teacher: Renee Boddie-Jackson

Transition services are defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as a coordinated set of activities for students that is designed within an outcome-oriented process, which promotes movement from school to post-school activities. These outcomes include:

  • Postsecondary education
  • Vocational training
  • Integrated employment
  • Continuing and Adult education
  • Adult services
  • Independent living
  • Community participation

Read more about the MCPS Transition Services program.

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