Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731 | Fax (724) 948-3769
Special Services
            

Our Promise to You

Recognizing special education is a journey with no true finish lines, just continuous opportunities to grow in a limitless future, the McGuffey School District and Special Services Department has embraced the concept of responsibility, independence and contribution in its delivery of specialized instruction for students with disabilities.

The commitment to children and passion in making a difference, collaboratively, is evident in all aspects of our educational programs. In fact, it is due to the integration of services, outreach to family and community and a strong belief that all students can learn, that our students have acquired the academic, vocational and social/emotional skills needed to transition to adulthood with conviction, self-confidence and competence.

The McGuffey Special Services Department is also committed to meeting the needs of gifted students by ensuring that they are served through an organized program designed to develop their potential through appropriate educational experiences. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, “Mentally gifted is defined as outstanding intellectual and creative ability, the development of which requires specially designed programs or support services, or both, not ordinarily provided in the regular education program.” Each student is viewed as an individual with specific strengths and interests. Through the regular education and support staff, educational opportunities for an identified child include varied enrichment and acceleration options.
McFriends Bridges Social Barriers at McGuffey

To read the complete article regarding McGuffey's McFriends program, please click on the link below.


http://www.observer-reporter.com/article/20150320/NEWS01/150329949


 

 

Notice: Public Posting of DRAFT Special Education Strategic Plan 2017-2020

In accordance with the process for a school district to approve a new Special Education Strategic Plan, the McGuffey School District has posted a copy of the DRAFT plan for public comment. Hard copies are also available for review at the District Office, located at 90 McGuffey Drive. Comments are requested in writing to the attention of Megan Marie Van Fossan, Supervisor of Special Services, 90 McGuffey Drive, Claysville, PA 15323.

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