New Jersey Joint Council of County Special Services School Districts
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About The New Jersey Joint Council of County Special Services School Districts
The New Jersey Joint Council of County Special Services School Districts promotes the unique role of county special services school districts as providers of highly specialized placements for students with severe and multiple disabilities and cost-effective shared services for local districts. The special services districts work in partnership with local districts to help each student reach his or her full potential.
Districts in the News
Atlantic County Special Services School District Works with Local Hospital to Create Sensory-Friendly area for Patients
The Atlantic County Special Services School District and Shore Medical Center staff worked together to create a less-stressful setting for sensory-sensitive patients. After a year of planning and collaboration, the area was officially unveiled to the community on World Autism Day.
Work-Based Learning Lab Added to Burlington County Special Services School District
Transitions at Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSSD) has brought the workplace to campus with a new Work-Based Learning (WBL) Lab. The lab is an innovative solution to the challenges presented by the pandemic to keep students learning through hands-on experiences.
N.J. Leaders Vow to Help People with Disabilities Struggling to Find Work
The NJ Joint Council of County Special Services School Districts had a “seat” at a recent Zoom roundtable discussion in which New Jersey government and business leaders, as well as advocates, pledged to find ways to help disabled residents find work. State Senate President Stephen Sweeney helped launch a bipartisan Disability Caucus to lead such discussions and subsequent efforts to support New Jersey’s residents with disabilities.
The Westampton Campus of BCSSSD has been recognized by Character.org
The Westampton Campus of the Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSSD) has been recognized by Character.org for providing a positive and supportive school environment, which has a positive effect on academic achievement, student behavior and school climate.
Featured District Video
Learn more about how county special services school districts help prepare students for transitioning out of school through this video on Bergen County’s Career Crossroads program.