The Union Grove Area Special Education Consortium oversees the provision of special education and related services for five school districts located in Western Racine County. They are Dover #1, Raymond #14 School, Yorkville Jt. #2 School, and Union Grove Jt. #1 School, along with the Union Grove Union High School District, grades 9 through 12.
The consortium works closely with CESA 2 for fiscal management and human resources support. The Union Grove Consortium is the center for administration and coordination of referral, evaluation, placement, instruction and supervision of programs. The consortium operates by maintaining consistent collaboration with the district administration and district personnel in the schools.
The consortium’s mission is to provide quality services through a consistent practice of positive communication and research-based instructional approaches. We provide leadership and thorough collaboration with families and staff, as well as, assessment and intervention to support the needs of all children with disabilities.
Consortium services include:
-- Consultation with parents regarding home/school interventions
-- Consultation with general education teachers regarding classroom intervention and data keeping
-- Consistent work with students utilizing individual and group counseling modalities in topic areas of social skills, anger management, positive decision-making, bullying intervention, crisis intervention, self-esteem building, peer relationships, and organizational skills
-- Develop and implement individual healthcare and emergency plans for students with special health care needs
-- Train, supervise and evaluate paraprofessional staff in performing physician ordered treatments and procedures (i.e. tube feedings,
-- Provide resources to families and training opportunities to parents and school personnel