BELLPORT ACADEMIC CENTER

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides a multifaceted educational experience on the secondary level for the academic and social development of all students in partnership with parents and the community. We are committed to empowering students with the skills to be successful in relation to society and their global surroundings. Bellport Academic Center serves students ages 14 to 21 and grades 9-12th . Class options are 8:1:1 and 8:1:1+2. Students profiles include: Students with a psychiatric history; Moderate behavioral concerns; Moderate to severe learning disabilities; Moderate counseling needs and Non-classified students with behavioral and discipline concerns. The 8:1:1 +2 Program is appropriate for students that would benefit from this intensive service model who have moderate cognitive impairment with a pattern of moderate intermittent acting-out behaviors with a possible psychiatric history. The class ratio consists of eight students, one teacher, one teacher assistant and two classroom-shared aides. Students participate in either the NYS General or Alternate Assessments. The focus of this program is on social/emotional skills, career development, and transition to post-secondary placements/employment. Beginning at age 14, all students taking the NYSAA will participate in Special Education Career Training at the Islip Career Center. Students participating in the general education curriculum and working toward a Regents diploma begin career classes in the eleventh grade. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for the following diplomas/credentials: Regents, CDOS, or the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential. There is a psychiatrist available on a consult basis and parent training/support groups are offered monthly by the program social worker. 8:1:1 Program at the Bellport Academic Center services students with moderate behavioral and/or intensive counseling concerns and moderate to severe learning disabilities. Ninth and tenth grade students receive a full day academic program while eleventh and twelfth graders receive a half day of academics combined with Career and Technical Education and Special Career Education programs. Students are offered a departmentalized academic program of New York State Regents Curriculum. Call for more detailed information.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaBellport, New York; Town of Brookhaven, New York; Suffolk County, New York
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameSean Pugni
Contact's PositionPrincipal
Contact's Phone(631)286-6900
Contact's Emailspugni@esboces.org
Physical Site Address 1350 Martha Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipBellport, NY 11713
Mailing Address 1350 Martha Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipBellport, NY 11713
Main Phone(631)286-6900
Fax(631)286-6955
Web Addresswww.esboces.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJul19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
This Program: BELLPORT ACADEMIC CENTER
Affiliated Services: BELLPORT ACADEMIC CENTER