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Devereux-Glenholme Teacher Nominated for AANE Award

(Washington, CT)

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Linda Chave
Washington, CT - Ms. Linda Chave, a long-time teacher at The Devereux-Glenholme School, has been nominated for the Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE) Award for Excellence in Teaching Students with Asperger Syndrome. The nomination letter noted, Ms. Chave has “gone the extra mile in making a difference in her own child’s life.”

One example of Ms. Chave’s exceptional efforts is how she geared up Glenholme with a new robotics program with For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST). This new program offers an abundance of learning opportunities for Glenholme’s students.

The AANE Educators’ Advisory Group will choose the top nominees to receive an AANE Award for Excellence in Teaching Students with Asperger Syndrome, to be presented at the AANE’s annual conference in October 2008.

Congratulations on this award nomination and making a positive difference in the life a child with Asperger Syndrome, in the life of the child’s family and the school.

The Devereux Glenholme School is an exceptional learning environment for young people with special needs. Set on over 100 acres in Washington, Connecticut, Glenholme is ideal for students, ages 11-21, with varying levels of academic, social and emotional development; as our philosophy is that the development of the whole student contributes to academic success. The Glenholme School’s goal is to prepare its graduates for continued education in traditional schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.

 

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The Glenholme School is accredited as an independent boarding school for children with special needs by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, with diploma granting privileges. Glenholme is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, licensed by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, and approved by the Connecticut Board of Education, New Jersey Department of Education, California Department of Education, and the New York State Education Department.The Glenholme School, 81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington, Connecticut 06793, phone: 860-868-7377, fax: 860-868-7894, email: info@theglenholmeschool.org

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