SPECIAL EDUCATION-B LEVEL
This teacher operates a program, which is designed to assist the regular classroom teacher with students whom have some limited academic problems. Students usually are placed in this program through teacher referral and Support Team concurrence.
SPECIAL EDUCATION-D LEVEL
The students working with the D Level teacher are placed in the classroom full time. The students in this program have learning or emotional disabilities, which prevent them for maximum instructional benefit in a regular educational classroom. The students served in this program usually share break, lunch and other periods of time with the regular educational classroom students. As the student become more able, they are integrated or mainstreamed into a regular classroom. A teacher and assistant work with a maximum of class size of 8 students.
Gifted Education in New Mexico is under the umbrella of Special Education. A gifted child in this state is defined as a school-age person who intellectual ability paired with subject matter aptitude/achievement, creativity/divergent thinking, or problem-solving/critical thinking is so outstanding that a properly constituted Individual Education Plan (IEP) team decides special education services are required to meet the child's educational needs.
TITLE 1-EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY PROGRAM
The teachers in this program provide experience for kindergarten and first grade students where development stages are not synchronized with the curriculum being offered. Real and vicarious experiences are used to enrich the student’s perceptions. They learn to use their eyes and ears to sharpen their language skills and abilities. This program supplements the kindergarten and first grade reading readiness and reading programs.
TITLE 1-ELEMENTARY READING
Chapter 1 Reading Teachers offer help to student who are at the higher elementary grade levels. Concentrated and specifically selected materials and techniques are employed to help those students who have not yet gained the skills to read easily and fluently at their grade level.
The bilingual enrichment program provides the children with the opportunity to learn Spanish through Language Arts, Fine Arts and Science. It also provides the children with the opportunity of language development through oral stories and discussion. The cultures of New Mexico are all an important part of the Bilingual Program as is the development of higher student self-esteem. IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR CHILD TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BILINGUAL PROGRAM, PLEASE INFORM THE PRINCIPAL IMMEDIATELY.
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
These teachers help students with problems producing correct or fluent speech. Comprehension and production of language vocabulary, memory, auditory processing, word retrieval, verbal organization and formulation skills. This aids the student’s performance in classroom skills.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM
Students from Carlos Rey have on site occupational therapy services. Occupational therapy in the schools is part of ancillary services the public schools are mandated by PL94-142 to provide to qualified students. The occupational therapist’s role in the system is to assist the student to learn and achieve according to that student’s potential.