Development Enrichment Center
The Developmental Enrichment Center (DEC) is located in the Lower School for grades PK-4th. The DEC staff collaborates with teachers and parents to coordinate the most appropriate support services for a student. These support services may include parent/staff conferences, classroom interventions, and group or individual support within the DEC. After extended observation of a student and appropriate conferencing with parents and teacher, DEC staff will create a plan of support and communicate scheduling, fees, and ongoing feedback with parents. These interventions should be seen as a short term way to bridge a gap in skill development. The goal of our program is to target learning problems and teach students strategies that will help them to compensate for learning deficits. It is our hope that with additional support students will feel confident in the classroom and will be able to successfully meet the requirements of the curriculum at Hammond.