Welcome to Fort Clarke’s Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
This webpage is designed to give you an overview of the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Department of Fort Clarke Middle School and the services available to students that qualify for ESE programs. If you are new to Alachua and have yet to visit the school board website, you may do so by clicking the following link: Alachua County ESE Services Website
It is the mission of the Exceptional Student Education Department to ensure that Fort Clarke provides programs that encourage and challenge students with special needs to develop the necessary academic and social skills that will propel them to achieve maximum success.
Our Commitment to Each Student:
The goal of the ESE Department is to assist school personnel in the appropriate identification, placement, and programming for exceptional students. We believe that parent training, community awareness, and services to families are essential to student success.
Overview of Services
Co-teach science, co-teach social studies, and co-teach math
Math for students with varying exceptionalities (VE)
Reading for students with varying exceptionalities (VE)
Self-contained class: Alternate Assessment
Self-contained class: behavioral
Faculty & Staff (alphabetical listing - all email @gm.sbac.edu)
Mr. Clora Bateh, ESE paraprofessional batehcm Ms. Sandra Buie buiesj Mrs. Tamela Craig, ESE English, English SF craigto Mrs. Lisa Darling, ESE paraprofessional darlinglw Mr. Blaeyr Dukes, ESE paraprofessional dukesbj1 Ms. Karen Faircloth, ESE paraprofessional fairclothka Mrs. Liz McAuliffe, ESE Clerk mcauliffeee Mrs. Cynthis Ocariz, ESE Reading westpyocarizca Ms. Patricia Parker, ESE Social Studies; Social Studies CT parkerpl Mr. Ryan Reidway, ESE Science; Science CT reidwayra Ms. Rossalyn Sander, ESE clerk sanderrp Ms. Laken Sims, ESE Math; Math CT simsld Mrs. Sutton, ESE paraprofessional Mr. Richard Thal, ESE paraprofessional thalrm Ms. Amanda Thompson, Access thompsam
District Staff (alphabetical listing - all email @gm.sbac.edu)
Mrs. Amy Barry, Staffing Specialist barryal Ms. Vivian Bender-Walker, Teacher Hearing Impaired bendervm Ms. Lilliana Bourgeois - Occupational Therapist bourgeoislm Mr. John Dukes - School Psychologist dukesj Ms. Ashley Lewis, Speech and Language Therapist lewisae Mr. Javier Woody, Speech and Language Therapist woodyjc TBD, Physical Therapist
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