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Our Team

Teamwork is integral to Special Education at Racker Centers. We employ a tans-disciplinary approach with therapists working together with the classroom professionals to support the child's needs. Therapeutic skills and goals are carried over into the classroom and monitored by staff.

  • Our staff is licensed through the NYS office of Children's and Family Services and screened, fingerprinted and cleared through the NYS child abuse central registry.
  • A minimum of one staff person per classroom is certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • All staff receive ongoing trainings in child development techniques.
  • Four to five childcare, preschool, special education and clinical staff are in each classroom.
  • Our preschools employ the NYS Preschool Education Curriculum, designed to address the needs of all preschool children in the areas of language arts, science and math, gross motor skills, and health.

Our particular areas of expertise are:trainings, early childhood development

  • Autism
  • Challenging Behaviors
  • Feeding Disorders
  • Sensory Processing
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Neurological Disorders