IN THE NEWSNew Jersey Joint Council of County Special Services School Districts
Hard Work Pays Off for Five BCSSSD Students Named Employees of the Month
NJ Schools Address Emergency Plans for Students with Disabilities
WESTAMPTON— Burlington County Special Services School District was recently featured in a Burlington County Times article about helping students with special needs fully participate in emergency drills and evacuations. Superintendent Christopher Nagy shared his district’s best practices of pairing students who have disabilities that affect mobility, hearing, or vision with a teacher assistant during these drills. He additional offered the suggestion to practice drills in every part of a building, and at varied times of the day, to ensure all students have clear exit pathways. The article recognized the Joint Council’s intention to focus on sharing additional ideas and best practices about emergency planning at its December 2019 meeting.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019
Bankbridge Development Center kicks off Olympic Week
SEWELL— Gloucester County Freeholder Heather Simmons and GCIT Superintendent Michael Dicken were on hand to help Bankbridge Development Center kick off their annual Olympic Week on Monday, May 20. The weeklong exhibition activities allow the students to highlight their physical education skills and will conclude with award ceremonies with a brief highlight film summarizing the week events on Friday May 24, which will take place immediately after the Graduate Torch Run.