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The Beekman Center has been in operation as a part of the Lansing School District since 1968. We currently service students with Moderate Cognitive Impairments, Severe Cognitive Impairments, Severe Multiple Impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Emotionally Impairments. In addition, our Young Adult program provides life skills and transition activities for our Moderately Cognitively Impaired students ages 18-26.
Beekman teaches life skills!
The Beekman Center also houses our Community Based Instruction (CBI) program that gives our young adult students on the job training, as well as providing the students with classes in functional academics and other life skills subjects. The young adult students participate in a full spectrum of electives which may include Special Olympics. At the Beekman Center we acknowledge the holistic nature of the individual child and we provide the assistance needed to help children with special needs achieve their full potential.
What makes Beekman special?
- SXI Classrooms
- SCI Classrooms
- MOCI Classrooms
- EI Classrooms
- Early Childhood Assessment Center
- Early Childhood Special Education Office
- APE Teacher
- Community Based Learning Program
- Behavioral Specialist
- Special Olympics
- Beekman Therapeutic Riding Program
Beekman’s Support Staff Includes:
- 2 full time School Nurses
- School Social Worker (SSW)
- Occupational Therapists (OT)
- Physical Therapists (PT)
- Speech Therapists (TSLI)
- Adapted Physical Education Teacher (APE)
- Visual Impaired Consultant (TCVI)
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consultant (TCHI)
Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment
What is Title IX?
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.
Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX
Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)
Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)
Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)
Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)
Reporting Prohibited Behavior
Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator.
Dr. Mark Coscarella
You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:
Ms. Cordelia Black
Director of Public Safety