St. Teresa of Calcutta partners with The S.E.A.L. Foundation to provide educational services and supports for our students with learning differences; contributing to our commitment of inclusivity in our school.

On-site Special Education teacher(s) can provide the following services:

  • Access to Orton Gillingham specialized instruction in grades K-2 for students who benefit from this instructional practice
  • Consultation provided by Orton Gillingham trained teachers on an as-needed basis
  • An individualized Service or Accommodation Plan will be developed for students that have been approved by their district for an IEP or a 504 plan
  • Access to Direct service for all Special Education students
  • Advocacy provided for parents and families
  • Professional Development opportunities for all staff
  • Parent support from a Special Education professional to navigate the special education process
  • Professional in-classroom staff support providing tools and strategies to increase student success
  • Creation of a building-based student support team (SST) facilitated by Special Education staff
  • Special Education staff will maintain compliance with the Special Education process
  • Special Education staff will Provide formative assessments when needed


St. Teresa of Calcutta welcomes the application of students that may have any of the following: If we feel we have the resource the student needs through specialized support for learning acquisition; we will accept the student.

  • dyslexia
  • high functioning autism
  • executive functioning
  • dysgraphia
  •  language processing or written expression differences
  • dyscalculia (Math)
  • non-verbal learning differences


FOR MORE INFORMATION, please email or call Principal Cristina Viveiros-Serra (508) 996-0534.