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Southeast Regional Partnership Center

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The Southeast Regional Partnership Center (RPC) is one of 12 centers funded by the New York State Education Department Office of Special Education. The goal of the Office of Special Education Educational Partnership is to create a coordinated statewide network of technical assistance and professional development that improves outcomes for students with disabilities in New York State. The Southeast RPC supports all districts in ONC and DCMO BOCES by providing professional development including training, on-site technical assistance and coaching in the implementation of evidence-based instructional practices and systems that have been proven to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.
The Regional Partnership Center:
  • Promotes meaningful change within the educational system;
  • Builds collaborative school/community relationships; as well as
  • Provides information and training in the areas of literacy, behavior, transition, specially designed instruction, and equity.
We provide a coordinated system of high-quality regional technical assistance, professional development, and on-site support to district and school communities within the Southeast region. Supports are at no cost to stakeholders and are provided to develop the capacity of regional educators in implementing:
  • Student self-determination and goal-setting
  • High-quality individualized educational programs
  • Proactive, positive school cultures and discipline systems
  • Explicit and specially designed instruction and lesson study
  • Literacy and behavioral interventions
  • Multi-tiered systems of support
  • Culturally responsive education
  • Transition planning systems and post-secondary options
  • Work-based learning