Otter Adventure registration now open for school year 2022/23
How does my student get there? Bus service is provide to the Roosevelt Education Center from Adams, McKinley, and Cleveland Elementary buildings. Kennedy Secondary School students walk.
Is there transportation home? YES, for students living in the Fergus Falls city limits.
Please complete this form to register!
What is ADVENTURES, a Targeted Services Program?
After school and summer programs
Promotes development of basic skills
Serves students ages 5-14
Students must meet criteria
Academic, socal, and personal focus
Low student-to-teacher ratio
What criteria qualify students for the Targeted Services Program?
Academic, social, and/or personal criteria
Have not made the same progress as same-aged peers
What is the purpose of the program?
Provide additional time to build skills
Identify skills not yet developed
Provide activities that help students improve academic and social skills
May students do homework in Targeted Services?
Program is NOT designed for this purpose
Current homework may be used to teach and practice learning and study strategies
Is there a cost for Targeted Services?
No, there is no cost
May students with special needs attend Services?
Yes, with qualifiers
An IEP meeting may be necessary to determine the appropriateness of placement
Targeted Services does not provide support services for special needs students
Students must be able to participate independently in a 15:1 student to teacher ratio
Referral to Targeted Services should be a team decision
Is transportation provided for after school and summer Targeted Services Programs?
Yes, transportation is available for students within the Fergus Falls city limits
How does a parent refer a student to the Targeted Services Program?
Contact their child's teacher
Contact the building principal
Contact the Area Learning Center of Fergus Falls
What kind of progress toward individual goals can be expected?
Progress of individual students varies
Excellent attendance and a serious approach have the most impact
Expect improved classroom performance
Expect less loss of essential learning over the summer months
How is student achievement and/or performance monitored?
Standardized tests at the beginning and end of the year
Who teaches ADVENTURES Targeted Services Programs?
Paraprofessionals may assist students under the teacher's direction
What is a Continual Learning Plan (CLP), and what is its purpose?
Identifies individual student needs
States how needs will be addressed
Is a blueprint for improving academic, socal, and/or personal skills
Is reviewed and rewritten annually
Does my student have to attend all days of the session?
Yes, students are expected to attend all of the session dates
Who do I contact if I still have questions about ADVENTURES Targeted Services Programs?
Please contact any of the following at 998-0544:
Kristin Tuel, Coordinator, ext. 9231
Scott Colbeck, Principal, ext. 9301
Tindy Rund, Asst. Principal, ext. 9401