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    "MAKING A DIFFERENCE, ONE CHILD AT A TIME"
     
     
    Jeanne Love, Director of Pupil Personnel Services,
    Chairperson of the Committee on Special Education and
    Committee on Preschool Special Education
     
    Desiree Viruet,
    Assistant Director of
    Pupil Personnel Services
    &
    District Psychologist
    &
    CSE Chairperson
    CPSE Chairperson
     
     
    Role of the Department
    Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) staff members provide Special Education and support services to the students of Wantagh. Additionally, we provide assistance to families and support to general education staff and administrators. School Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Special Education Teachers, Special Education Aides, Speech/Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists are all part of the PPS team within the district. Outside Consultants and Itinerant Teachers are included as needed. District PPS staff members are also responsible for monitoring the progress of students in programs outside the district.
     
    Mission Statement
    The Department of Pupil Personnel Services supports the
    district's commitment to excellence and strives to
    prepare all of our students to live full and productive lives in the
    world-wide community.

     

    The PPS Office is located in the Forest Lake Elementary School
    3090 Beltagh Avenue
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516) 781-1452 or 781-3762
    FAX (516) 781-5165

    Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Clerical Staff: Cathy St. George, Cheryl Pav