No two children are alike, and no two children are at the exact same place academically, physically, or emotionally—and that’s okay! At CASD, we meet our students where they are by ensuring they receive the appropriate assistance and intervention they need to thrive at school.
Gifted Support Program
Our Gifted Support Program meets the needs of mentally gifted students by providing a unique and challenging learning experience through enrichment activities and study units across various subject areas. The overall goals of our gifted program include building self-esteem; developing leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and applying higher-level thinking to problem solving. (22 PA Code § 16.21)
We identify students with advanced cognitive ability through testing and as determined by a multidisciplinary team evaluation.
We provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to children with disabilities who are determined, through the evaluation process, to need special education and related services under IDEA and 22 Pa. School Code §14.
We provide specially designed instruction to children identified with any of the following disability categories under IDEA:
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech and Language
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment including Blindness
Coudersport Area School District provides protected handicapped students with aids, services, or accommodations (at no charge) that allow for equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from school programs and extracurricular activities to the maximum extent of the student’s abilities.
Child Find is a free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of unserved/underserved youth with a delay or disability from birth through 21 years of age.