Townsend Harris Instructional Support Services for Students with IEPS Open House Information
Townsend Harris ISS open House: November 16th at 6:00pm
Townsend Harris is proud to provide an inclusive educational program for eligible students with disabilities.
Townsend Harris High School is a fully accessible building.
Students who are interested in pursuing a challenging program of study including honors and advance placement courses, while having access to Instructional Support Services (ISS), will find that Townsends team works closely with parents throughout the child’s time at Townsend Harris to ensure students’ needs are met and that they are on track to successfully graduate high school and attend competitive colleges.
Through services such as Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) services and related services, Townsend Harris embeds specially designed instruction and individualized support into their curriculum to meet the needs of diverse learners. Students who are looking for an accelerated curriculum and require accommodations, related services, special classroom support(s) or assistive technology, and have unique management needs as outlined in their IEP, can apply to Townsend Harris to receive individualized care from Townsend’s team of Instructional Support Specialists. These supports are provided in Townsend Harris’s rigorous general education classes, all of which are Honors or AP level, where all students are included. All students at Townsend Harris are welcomed and encouraged to participate in their rich extracurricular community,
Townsend Harris also offers a 2-week summer bridge program for incoming freshmen with IEPS and a daily Advisory throughout 9th grade to support the transition to high school, strengthen student executive functioning skills, and foster self-advocacy in the IEP process.