Description: The Alternative Support Center (ASC) serves middle school students who have been assigned a long-term suspension with the option to attend the program. Students whose parents choose for them not to attend the program will remain home during their suspension. This is a full-day program.
Requirements: Entry into this program is either by application (volunteer) or by referral from the District Hearing Officer, as a result of a long-term suspension consequences. In either scenario, HOC staff will schedule a family intake prior to entry into the program.
Application Process: Applications can be acquired from counselors in middle schools. They are filled out by the students and parents and given back and given back to the middle school counselors. Applications are then sent via email to Ms. Thompson at the Opportunity Center and then HOC staff will schedule an intake with the family.