PPS Academy

PPS Academy is open to ALL families and Taconic Hills staff to join.

PPS Academy is a forum for families and staff to share ideas, identify concerns, and advise the district in an effort to improve the services to students.

PPS Academy will meet monthly and cover a wide variety of topics that are relevant to our school community.

Families and staff have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the presentations.

Each meeting will be held at 6:00 pm via ZOOM(click here to watch)

The monthly schedule for the 2022-23 school year is as follows:



September 20

Understanding the Special Education/504 process

October 18

Plan ahead for academic success;
How will I know my child is making progress?

November 22

Keeping special education records; Assessments

December 20

Continuum of services

January 17

Supports, modifications, and accommodations

February 28

The science of reading

March 21

Social-emotional learning

April 18

Be your own self-advocate;
How you can help your child learn to be a good self-advocate

May 23

Transitions after high school

June 20

Ways to stay active in the summer

Henry Pollinger
Director of Pupil Personnel Services

Melissa Layman

Amy McIntyre
518-325-2850, opt 2

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