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ETK, PALS, and PSC

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Diane Anderson Teacher, Expanded Transitional Kindergarten (ETK)

dander05@lausd.net

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Lisa Gordon Teacher, Expanded Transitional Kindergarten (ETK)

ltg6581@lausd.net

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Jessie Cowley Teacher, Preschool for All Learners (PALS)

jessie.cowley@lausd.net

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John Ponce Teacher, Preschool Comprehensive Program (PSC)

john.ponce@lausd.net

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Lauren Teoli Speech Teacher, All Grades

lauren.teoli1@lausd.net

Preschool for All Learners (PALS) Special Day Programs

The PAL Special Day Program serves 10 preschool age children who are eligible for special education services due to moderate to severe needs. The staff includes an early childhood special education teacher and two special education trainees/assistants. The class meets Monday through Friday for 4.5 hours daily.

The content of the program is based on the District adopted preschool curriculum and stresses the facilitation of goals and objectives through developmentally appropriate concrete experiences and play. The program includes opportunities for interaction with typical preschool and kindergarten peers served in programs on the same school campus. Speech/Language and Adapted Physical Education services are embedded through the daily classroom routines and instructions. (Source)

Preschool Comprehensive Program (PSC) Special Day Program

The PSC is a full day Special Day Program serving 8 preschool age children who are eligible for special education services due to severe needs. The staff includes an early childhood special education teacher, special education trainee/assistant, a speech language pathology assistant (SLP-A), and a behavior intervention assistant.

The content of the program is based on the District adopted preschool curriculum and stresses the facilitation of goals and objectives targeting “learning to learn” skills such as joint attention, imitation and turn taking. (Source)