Learning Support

Leechburg Area School District Special Programs


The Leechburg Area School District employs a full time Director of Special Education who also serves as the Special Programs Coordinator.  This individual coordinates the district’s Special Education Programs, Instructional Support Process, Multi-Tiered System of Support, and Student Assistance Programs.  In addition, the district also employs a full time School Psychologist, as well as, a part time behavior specialist.  

A continuum of services is offered to students at the secondary level that are displaying special needs.  The district operates three Learning Support classes at the secondary level.  Support is also provided in the general education classroom as needed.  A Life Skills classroom is run to support students with more significant needs.  

Additionally, the district has a full time Speech Pathologist and part time Occupational and Physical Therapists to service the needs of the students.  

Students displaying outstanding intellectual ability are serviced through the District's Gifted Support Programs. High school students are afforded the opportunity for enrichment through the honors English, Science, Math, and Social Studies, as well as, other individually designed activities.