At Sheltering Tree, we offer comprehensive education up to 8th grade through small classes and individualized instruction to meet every child and adult where they are and give them the support they need to succeed. We maintain approximately a 6:1 student-teacher ratio, allowing us to provide focused attention for each student. Students receive a behavior plan unique to them and positive reinforcement to encourage positive behaviors, personal growth, and academic success at every level.
Our experienced staff is passionate about children and adults with special needs and serving God, working hard to provide the very best services, programs, and techniques to help their students learn and grow. In order to provide the best education and care, our teachers are also lifelong learners themselves, regularly attending seminars and workshops to keep up with the latest and most successful approaches and programs.
Because we know that every person is unique, we use a milestone-based class system split into Phase 1, Phase 2, and 3 elementary classes. This allows our students to learn with peers at a similar developmental level and practice appropriate social skills and activities in a positive environment.