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RSP_Program Card IconRSP Program

RSP, in education stands for resource specialist program.  This is a form of special education  available to students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, who are having trouble in one or more areas of classroom learning. Some students are provided direction instuction in math and curriculum support.  It occurs once a day in order to help address ongoing learning challenges.

Our goal in Special Education is to help students learn in regular classroom settings, called mainsteaming.  The program is set-up so that teachers or resource specialists work with students in their mainstream classes.  The resouce specialst goes from class to class, assisting at certain designated points during the day, like those devoted to acquiring language or math skills.

Independent_Living_Skills_Program Card IconIndependent Living Skills Program

The Foothill High School ILS program is a highly interactive, skills-based program designed to promote positive health and personal development for high school youth. This program helps adolescents navigate the challenges of the high school years, and prepares them for the independence and responsibilities that they will encounter as young adults.

Program Learning Objectives
The program uses a developmentally appropriate integrated approach designed to strengthen student abilities in the following areas:

  • Personal Self-Management Skills
    Provides students with strategies for decision-making, managing stress, and anger. 

  • General Social Skills
    Enables students to strengthen their communication skills and build healthy relationships.