STAFF & FACULTY

Altus Academy offers students a full continuum of services provided by our highly qualified staff that includes: Credentialed Special Education, Elementary, Vocational and Community College Teachers, a variety of Licensed Therapists, a Certified Pro-Act Instructor and a First Aid, CPR Instructor. Our Credentialed Education Coordinators work closely with students and school districts to ensure comprehensive curriculum and IEP compliance. They collaborate with parents, districts and other agencies to provide services for our students.

Our teachers and staff bring a wealth of knowledge to our school with over 65 years in special education experience. This dedicated staff provides the leadership and education necessary for the success of our students. All Altus educational employees are trained in Pro-Act Crisis Intervention and Positive Behavior Intervention. The Altus staff is also trained in TEACCH, PECs and DTT.

In addition to the experienced teaching staff, Altus has a minimum of two classroom assistants for each class, all with Behavior Intervention Training. Our extended day program offers a licensed therapist and additional mental health facilitators as a part of the classroom team.

Altus collaborates with various universities to mentor and develop Special Education Teachers, Occupational Therapists, and Counselors, thus ensuring the continued development of Special Education Professionals.