School Union 76’s application process for Fiscal Year 2018 for Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and Title IIA, increasing teacher and principal effectiveness, has begun. The public is invited to provide comments and suggestions as to how allocations may take place. Contact Wendy Dow for more information. You can find application instructions in this document.
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School Union 76 offers a continuum of special education services, supportive services and placements to meet the needs of students with disabilities in accordance with Federal and State laws and regulations. This continuum of services in the school union includes placements in regular education classes, resource classes, and self-contained options when available.
If you have any questions or require any additional information, please feel free to contact Kathleen Glennon or Wendy Dow, Interim Director’s of Special Services at (207) 348-9100.
Section 504 / American Disabilities Act
Section 504 is part of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which was enacted by Congress to combat discrimination against individuals with disabilities in services, programs and activities administered by any entity that receives federal funds, including public schools. Section 504 states in pertinent part: No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States… shall, solely by reason of his or her disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance…
Notice of Program Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities:
All programs or activities offered by School Union 76 when viewed in their entirety shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. Information relating to the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities can be obtained by contacting the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator whose name, address and telephone number is listed below:
Kathleen Glennon, ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator
251 N. Deer Isle Road, Unit 1, Deer Isle, ME 04627
Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator. This notice is available in large print and on audio tape from the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator.