Course Guide: Exceptional Education

These courses are designed to meet graduation requirements for students with Individualized Education. Course placement will be determined in conjunction with the IEP Team and case managers.

Personal Living & Finance

BT3120 (1 credit)

  • Navigate financial decisions and make informed decisions related to budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, living independently, and inheritance.
  • Prepare students to function effectively as consumers, savers, investors, entrepreneurs, and active citizens.

Eligible for the Workplace Readiness Skills test

Pre-Basic Job Skills

SP717-PRE (1 credit)

  • Students will start each day with a review of their schedule for the day and complete a routine consisting of math, English, and job skills.
  • As part of their routine, they may complete tasks in various parts of the school building, aiding their transition to the high school environment.
  • This class would be scheduled for the 1st block of every school day.

Basic Job Skills 1

SP717 (1 credit)

  • Practice job skills in a supervised high school setting.
  • Students will be given opportunities for independence as seen appropriate by the teacher.

Basic Job Skills 2

SP717-2 (1 credit)

  • Practice job skills in a supervised/secure community or school setting.
  • Students will be given opportunities to work independently, in small increments, as deemed appropriate by the teacher.

Teacher recommendation

Basic Job Skills 3

SP717-3 (1 credit)

  • Practice job skills in a supervised/secure community or school setting.
  • Students will be given opportunities to work independently, for 10-40 minutes, as deemed appropriate by the teacher.

Teacher recommendation

Basic Job Skills 4

SP717-4 (1 credit)

  • Practice job skills in a supervised/secure community or school setting.
  • Students will be given opportunities to work independently, for 40-90 minutes, as deemed appropriate by the teacher. Job training will be provided by the school staff/job site employee.
  • Students will be monitored by staff at varying intervals.

Teacher recommendation

Basic Job Skills 5

SP717-5 (1 credit)

  • Practice job skills in a supervised/secure community or school setting.
  • Students will be given opportunities to work independently, for 75-120 minutes, as deemed appropriate by the teacher.
  • Job training will be provided by school staff/job site employee.
  • Students will be monitored by staff at varying intervals.

Teacher recommendation

Adapted PE

SP7700 (1 credit)

  • Provides a positive movement experience in a one on one or small group setting with peer buddies.
  • Provides opportunities to acquire and enhance the motor, cognitive and effective domains of learning physical skills and basic sports skills as well as enhancing their social interactions by working with other students.
  • Students will be assessed each quarter and at the end of the year to determine their needs for the following year.

Personal Fitness & Stress Management

SP7960 (1 credit)

  • After completion of PE9 and PE10, students will practice and develop personal fitness routines and stress management techniques in order to maintain healthy living skills for life.

Leisure Skills

SP7970 (1 credit)

  • After completion of PE9 and PE10, students will practice and develop leisure skills that they can do independently or with others

Transition Lab - English

SP7935 (1 credit)
11th grade +

  • Students will generalize the English skills learned in the classroom in the community.

Transition Lab - Math

SP7925 (1 credit)
11th grade +

  • Students will generalize the math skills learned in the classroom in the community.

Independent Living Skills 1, 2, 3

SP7896 (1 credit) 11th grade
SP7896-2 (1 credit) 12th grade
SP7896-3(1 credit) Post-graduate

  • The focus will be on developing individual skills in order that students may live as independently as possible after high school.

Community Service

SP7980 (1 credit)
12th grade +

  • Opportunities to participate in the community and practice social skills.