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District-Based Therapeutic Support – Elementary

Rockland BOCES district-based programs deliver a wide range of services that provide social, emotional and academic supports that help students in grades K-5 develop the skills they need to succeed both in the classroom and beyond.

Programs are located in several component school districts across Rockland County. Based on their readiness and ability, district-based students have the opportunity to participate in school district classes and activities.

Academic Program Features:

  • Individualized literacy and math programs aligned to the NY State Common Core Standards
  • Intensive literacy and language support
  • Specialized math
  • Differentiated instruction and academic intervention delivered in small class settings
  • Computer-based programs to support instruction
  • Mainstreaming opportunities

Social and Emotional Supports:

  • Therapeutic component incorporated daily
  • Individualized and universal behavior plans
  • Emphasis on development of self-regulation and coping skills
  • Strengths-based counseling and support plans provided by highly qualified clinicians

Student Profile:

Students with academic, social and/or emotional needs who benefit from integration in a mainstream environment.


Mental Health Association of Westchester and Mental Health Association of Rockland

More Information


District-Based Elementary and Middle School
65 Parrott Road, Building #10
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 353-1513
Fax: (845) 624-5573

Pamela Charles
Farley Elementary
Highview Elementary
Miller Elementary
Sloatsburg Elementary
Cherry Lane Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Link Elementary
William O. Schaefer Elementary
MacArthur Barr Middle
South Orangetown Middle
Pearl River Middle
Suffern Middle
Tappan Zee Education Center

Charmane Spence
Assistant Principal

Kate Honig
Assistant Principal