Pupil Personnel Services

  • Pupil Personnel Services

    If you suspect your child has a disability, which adversely affects his/her educational performance, which may require special education supports and services and you are enrolling your child in a public or nonpublic school and seeking supports for your child while your child attends school, you may initiate a referral by writing to the Committee on Special Education (“CSE”) in this school district or where the nonpublic school is located.

    Contact person if you suspect your child has a disability and is attending Highland schools:

    Patrick Boyd, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
    Department of Pupil Personnel Services
    Highland Central School District
    320 Pancake Hollow Road
    Highland, NY 12528
    Voice: 845 - 691- 1023
    Fax: 845 - 691 - 1024


    Special Education Quality Assurance Post-Review Announcement

                 The New York State Education Department's Office of Special Education has completed a Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in Highland Central School District during the 2016-17 school year. This review examined the District's compliance with selected federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities. 

                The review was conducted by the Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Hudson Valley Regional Office. The review process involved a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations, interviews of parents and staff surveys. Meetings of the committee on special education were also observed. 

                A copy of the report may be reviewed from the Superintendent's office, located at 320 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland, NY 12528.