Mild Disabilities Department

Shared Values

  • We want each student to feel and be valued.
  • We want each department member (teacher/paraprofessional) to be actively involved in the improvement process.
  • We want each student completing his/her educational program with us to be prepared for the “next level experience” and prepared for his/her community.
  • We want to become a stronger department by recognizing our strengths and weaknesses, accepting our roles, and valuing the roles of others in an open comfortable environment where needs, concerns, and differences are communicated.

Instructors & Classes taught

Laura Denman – Co-Department Chair; Basic Skills, Health, & Math

Jill Hackleman – Co-Department Chair; English Read 180 & Math

Jim Alber – Science

Josh Duell – Reading Lab (Read 180)

Cyrus Dubash – Social Studies

Danielle Dubash – Math

Tyler Miller – Life Skills

Libby Morrical – Basic Skills 

Shane Mullett – Life Skills

Angie Richardson – English System 44

Sean Smuts – Transitions to Adult Life & Independent Living Skills

Jennifer Taylor – STRIVE

Through the Person-Centered Planning process, we developed what we call our :

North Star Goal

Every student will be connected to some resource – post high school employment, vocational rehabilitation, life skills program, technical/trade school, college, etc…

Not only is our North Star Goal beneficial to our students, it also coincides with Goshen High School’s “School of One”

Learn about the book written by Goshen High School’s Administrators and Teachers

“Becoming a School of One: One School’s Journey” – SchoolOfOneBook