Kent CAN

   

Our Mission Statement: To build a comprehensive model for identification, training, shared resources, and effective practices which promotes collaborative and consistency between families, educators, and community partners in support of our students with ASD.

Our Philosophy Supports:


  • Multi-disciplinary collaboration
  • Services that are individualized and utilize evidence-based interventions and strategies.
  • Intervention driven by the student's present level and on-going assessment.
  • Use of positive behavior support and proactive approaches to address challenging behaviors.
  • Inclusion of families and community partners as critical team members.
  • Continuous improvement of programs and services based on current data.
  • Focusing on opportunities in integrated environments.

 

2015-16 ASD Classrooms in Kent County

Byron Center Public Schools
   
Special Ed Director: Erin Tacoma              
616-878-6112  
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Grandville & Godwin Heights  
 
   
Caledonia Community Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Alissa Hofstee      
616-891-0219
 Emmons Lake Elementary School
 
 Kraft Meadows Middle School
 
   
Cedar Springs Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Stacey Jennette
616-696-0580
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Northview, Kenowa or Rockford    
 
   
Comstock Park Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Jodi Miller
616-254-5704
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Northview, Kenowa or Rockford     
 
   
East Grand Rapids Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Bill Behrendt
616-235-3535
 Breton Downs Elementary School
 
 East Grand Rapids Middle School
 
 East Grand Rapids High School
 
   
Forest Hills Public Schools
 Student Services Director:  Jann VanAirsdale
616-493-8660
 Orchard View Elementary Schol (3 classrooms)
 
 Forest Hills Eastern High School (2 classrooms) 
   
Godfrey Lee Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Jane Dykhouse
616-241-4722 x.5331
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Grandville & Godwin Hts.
 
   
Godwin Heights Public Schools - Regional K-4
 Special Ed Director:  Derek Cooley
616-252-2233 x.1703
 West Godwin Elementary School (2 classrooms)
 
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Grandville for MS & HS
 
   
Grand Rapids Public Schools 
 Special Ed Director:  Laura LaMore
616-819-2185
 Aberdeen Elementary School (3 classrooms)  
 Dickinson Elementary School (3 classrooms)
 
 North Park Elementary School (2 classrooms)
 
 Sibley Elementary School (2 classrooms)
 
 Riverside Middle School (2 classrooms)
 
 Union High School(2 classrooms)
 
   
Grandville Public Schools - Regional K-12
 Special Ed Director:  Angie Thornburgh
616-254-6768
 South Elementary School (2 classrooms)
 
 Grandville Middle School
 
 Grandville High School
 
 Region 3 Transition Program
 
   
Kelloggsville Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Kim Stevens
616-532-1585
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Grandville & Godwin Heights 
   
Kenowa Hills Public Schools  - Regional K-12
 Special Ed Director:  Dan Brant
616-647-0910
 Central Elementary School
 
 Kenowa Hills Middle School
 
 Kenowa Hills HIgh School
 
   
Kent City Community Schools
 Special Ed Coordinator:  Eric VanTreese
616-678-4219
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Northview, Kenowa or Rockford           
 
   
Kentwood Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Sharon O'Donnoghue
616-554-3980
 Brookwood Elementary School (3 classrooms)
 
 Valleywood Middle School
 
 East Kentwood Freshman Campus
 
   
Lowell Area Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Mari Price
616-987-2516
 Call for Information
 
   
Northview Public Schools - Regional K-4
 Special Ed Director:  Dan Heitzman
616-361-3446
 East Oakview Elementary School
 
 Utilizes Regional Programs for MS & HS 
   
Rockford Public Schools - Regional K-12
 Special Ed Director:  Kirsten Myers
616-863-6326
 Roguewood Elementary School (2 classrooms)
 
 North Rockford Middle School
 
 Rockford High School 
   
Sparta Area Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Tina Mortensen
616-887-7359
 Utilizes Regional Programs in Northview, Kenowa or Rockford
 
   
Thornapple Kellogg Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Mari Price
269-795-5571
 Call for Information
 
   
Wyoming Public Schools
 Special Ed Director:  Harry Knol
616-530-7525
 Utilizes Regional Programs at Grandville & Godwin Heights 
   
   
Kent ISD Center Programs
 

Center programs serve low incidence students from several local
school districts at a single site

 
 Kent Vocational Option - Post Secondary (4 classrooms)
616-819-2740
 Lincoln Developmental Center (4 classrooms) 616-819-2750
 Lincoln School (7 classrooms)
616-819-2762
 Pine Grove Learning Center (3 classrooms)
616-819-6466