JTC Academy provides both educational and therapeutic serves for students from area school districts within a 45 mile radius. Students served at JTC Academy may have the following diagnosis(es): LD, OHI, CD, ED, and Autism from grades K-12.
JTC will strive to provide and meet the individual goals of all students and the Academy’s Goals including:
Employing only highly qualified and licensed teachers, licensed teacher assistants and licensed professional counselors that meet Illinois and Missouri education and licensure requirements.
Providing appropriate counseling through the use of Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) or Licensed Professional Social Workers (LCSW) that clinically define issues and intervene through appropriate treatment planning;
Providing opportunities and programming that contribute to self-awareness and positive relationships through creative expression, aesthetic appreciation, physical activities, various therapeutic approaches and techniques and an overall life-long good health;
Aggressively Increasing literacy skills and competency through intensive reading programming;
Assisting in creating a well-defined plan for post-secondary transitioning including job/career preparation, housing and peer socialization; and finally
Maximizing successful reintegration to a lesser restrictive environment by utilizing the universal expectations and school-wide behavior management system of JTC Academy.
Students Accepted at JTC
Students with IEPs from school districts in Missouri and Illinois that show private day placement or through manifestation determination
Students accepted have an educational diagnosis of LD, OHI, CD, ED and Autism from grades K-12
Students with documented long-standing disturbances as a result of abuse, neglect, extreme violence, and abandonment in areas of family and/or surrogate family functioning
Students having sexually problematic behaviors
Students having limited success in several less restrictive environments
Students needing an interim placement during the IEP referral/evaluation process
Students that are a “Run Risk” (With high risk to harm self or others)