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Kingsbury Blog Goes Live
11/13/2014
The Kingsbury Transforms Blog:
Where Education, Psychology and Wellness Intersect

[Washington, D.C., November 13, 2014] --The Kingsbury Center, D.C.’s oldest private, nonprofit institution dedicated to serving children and adults with learning differences, expanded its social media presence today with the launch of a new blog: KingsburyTransforms.org. The blog will feature posts intended to assist and inspire a wide audience of educators, parents and professionals serving the LD community.

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News from Finland: Ms. Selena's Update
9/24/2014
Laskeutumisen jälkeen Suomessa, tiesinsanattoman taitoja olisi koetukselle.

What does this message mean?

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Kingsbury's HOPE Program "A Dream Come True"
8/12/2014
A parent recently communicated her deep appreciation for what her son has been able to accomplish through Kingsbury's HOPE program.
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Announcements & Special Events . . .
Revised 2014-2015 School Year Calendar Now Available
Are you already planning your 2014 winter or 2015 spring get-aways?

Do you want to know when the fall Scholarship Book Fair will come to Kingsbury?

Consult the Kingsbury Day School 2014-2015 Calendar!

Click here for a copy.

Kingsbury Seeks Dedicated Aide
Kingsbury is seeking dedicated aides for the 2014-2015 school year.

Under the direction of the administrative team, the Dedicated Aide is assigned to an individual student with sensory, emotional and learning challenges for assistance in performing a variety of tasks that promote student learning and well-being within the classroom.

Seeking candidates with a minimum of 60 credits toward a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related discipline or an Associate’s degree in Child Development or related field. A minimum of one year of experience working with students in structured situations is required.

Click here for additional info about major responsibilities and duties and directions on how to apply for the position.

Seeking Teacher for HOPE Program
Kingsbury seeks a Teacher for HOPE, its High School Optional Program (Afternoon and Evening) designed to serve non-traditional high school-aged students with learning differences and ADHD, and those students who are at risk of failing in their high school years. 

Students are educated in small classroom settings with all of the support needed to obtain a High School Diploma. The HOPE Program runs Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Under the supervision of the Kingsbury Day School's administrative team, the HOPE Teacher is responsible for the development, implementation and continuous evaluation of a psycho-educational program for students with learning disabilities.
 
Education/Certifications: The position of a special education teacher requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education. Must be certified or be eligible for certification for K through 12 in Learning Disabilities or non-categorical Special Education, birth through eight, in the District of Columbia. Secondary teachers must hold certification in a content area in addition to special education certification.

For additional details concerning Knowledge; Experience; Skills and Abilities; Complexity; Work Environment; and information on how to apply, click here for the job description.
Weekly Cafe menus are posted on the School Life page and can be accessed by clicking the "What's Happening?" title above.


Student Health Forms
The Healthy Schools Act of 2010 requires every school within D.C. to complete, submit and post online a School Health Profile form. Kingsbury's Health Profile form is also available in Nurse Kuhn’s office.


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Open House
Admissions Open House
12/11/2014
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Contact: Eden Santa Cruz

Admissions Open House
1/15/2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Contact: Eden Santa Cruz

Admissions Open House
2/12/2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Contact: Eden Santa Cruz
Upcoming Open House Dates
Tours and Information
by Eden Santa Cruz
If you would like to request a tour or receive additional information please contact Eden Santa Cruz at admissions@kingsbury.org or by calling 202.722.5555.
KDS Staff Access
This link provides quick and easy access for Kingsbury staff to access their webmail while on the road or away from the office.