Monte Cassino strives to support the learning styles and individual needs of students as they interact with peers and learn at Monte Cassino.REACH is Monte Cassino’s model of integrating enrichment, acceleration, and support to students across campus. This approach is dynamic and includes professionals, tools, strategies, assessments, and interventions. Monte Cassino REACH is an integrated, educational partner and does not offer formal, individualized, education plans.
Acceleration and/or Extension
Specialized groups designed to address advanced problem solving skills using a thematic approach
Classes that promote creativity and problem solving through project work with an emphasis on writing development
Additional instruction for areas of interest when the curriculum does not fully satisfy a student’s curiosity
Pull-out and/or push-in sessions which could include: individual enrichment units of study, extension, and increased depth of instructional concepts
Individual coaching and mentoring for both academic needs and executive skill development
Academic remediation sessions and programs designed to help students access the curriculum
Assessment coordination with outside professionals and specialists
Who provides the program?
Under the supervision of the administration, the program will be coordinated and delivered by seasoned instructors and counselors working closely with classroom teachers to help students meet expectations and their potential.
· Director Caitriona Harris
· MS Coordinator Lisa English
· MS Counseling Lenna Coffman
· ES Counseling Ellen Ungerland
· Reading Specialist Sarah McSweeney
· Instructional Coaches Caryn Arnold, Ingrid Milliron, Julie DeLong
Parents, administration, and teachers may submit a request for services.