Ben Gleason is the Lead Special Education Coordinator for the Maplewood Richmond Heights School district, serving students in Kindergarten through 12th grade."The mission of the Special Education department is to support and empower students of all learning abilities to excel to their greatest potential. We collaborate with general education staff, administrators, and families to ensure all students are able to realize their full potential in life and learning. Special education services and supports are designed to meet each student's unique needs.Since the start of my career in public education in 1998, my purpose has been to serve students and families. My satisfaction has come from, and continues to be, supporting and witnessing the successes of students.
Please reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-989-8569."
Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD) provides career and technical education (CTE) for Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District. SSD operates South Technical High School, which offers students experiential learning opportunities in more than 25 different programs. The CTE mission is college and career readiness - a commitment to preparing students for the increasing demands of the 21st century workforce and ensuring that students are fully prepared for college and careers. Our engaging programs, including everything from Automotive Technology to Web & Computer Programming, are focused on developing real-world skills, providing hands-on experience, and connecting students to employers and mentors who will support them long after graduation
Through our shops and labs, shadowing, internships, complex projects, clinical rotations, and many other immersive experiences, South Tech students gain in-depth perspectives of career paths and college majors. Students discover where they excel, what motivates them, and what they enjoy doing before they begin their post-secondary education or career. Students leave South Tech with skills, knowledge, experience, college credits, and certifications in the careers they explore.
Interested in applying? Visit South Tech’s Admissions website for more details.