PPS | Resources for Families

The Pupil Personnel Services Department shares these helpful resources:

Upcoming Workshops

Virtual Resource and Transition Fair

April 7, 2022 | 4-6 p.m. | Register Here

The Putnam Transition Consortium and Green Chimneys are hosting a free virtual resource and transition fair to connect students and families with necessary information related to IEPs and 504 education plans. Participants will learn about:

  • Explore Putnam County resources for education, recreation, training and employment, advocacy and more
  • Meet representatives from a variety of agencies and service providers
  • Join break out sessions for detailed information on diverse topics

For more information, please contact Jessica Baumann at jbaumann@putnamils.org or (845) 228-7457.

Action Toward Independence (ATI)

Action Toward Independence is a Monticello-based not-for-profit that promotes the independence, inclusion, participation, and personal choice of individuals with disabilities. ATI Workshops and Events assist students and young adults develop life and social skills.

Office of Special Education (OSE) Educational Partnership

The OSE Educational Partnership’s website  is the messaging platform for the Partnership and describes its purpose, mission and vision. The site is for the public, including families, young adults with disabilities and education professionals.

School Mental Health and Training Center

The Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS) School Mental Health Resource and Training Center shares tools and information schools need to educate students about mental health, including  instructional resources to staff development, and information for families.

Westchester Institute for Human Development

WIHD operates Early Childhood and School-Age Family And Community Engagement (FACE) Centers which are part of the OSE Educational Partnership’s network of support, designed to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. FACE Centers provide assistance to families through workshops, educational resources and direct consultation and referral.