is a Special Education Program housed in three CBE Outreach Settings.
These are Discovering Choices (CACY), Discovering Choices II (Marlborough
Outreach) and Discovering Choices Start(Bowness) Outreach
mandate of the Nexus program is to provide formal and/or informal, observational
assessment, life skills curriculum (non-graded curriculum), academic courses,
individual and/or family counseling, community and family support services
for high school students with Severe behavioral, emotional and/or social
needs at risk of dropping out (or who have dropped out) of school and
are in need of a Special Education Setting.
strives to empower the student and family for the return of the student
to a community setting with the skills necessary for success. It builds
working relationships among all stakeholders based on the educational
needs of students.
It increases opportunities to: a) enhance the student’s sense
of self-worth, b) create an environment of choice which encourages self-empowerment
on the part of students and their families, c) allow for success in developing
strategies and skill sets which will allow students to be successful.