The mission of Special Education within the Durham District School Board is to provide a range of programs, placements and services for students with special needs in a supportive environment which enables them to develop to their full potential as students and as members of their communities.
Durham District school Board staff will strive to ensure that:
- effective communication and collaboration are fostered to ensure a team approach to meeting students needs;
- assessment data is used to best meet individual student needs
- structures are in place to continuously revise current practice and student achievement