• Department of Alternative Programs and Services

  • Jennifer CokerJennifer Coker
    Executive Director of 
    Alternative Programs and Services

    4720 Jenkins Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843) 745-7150 (p)
    jennifer_coker@charleston.k12.sc.us

     

    The Department of Alternative Programs and Services is committed to establishing a positive school climate in every part of Charleston County School District as well as providing support for students, teachers, administrators, and parents. Our department oversees CCSD's four alternative programs that serve students with various needs and challenges. We serve students who have not found success in traditional school settings. We work to build skills and confidence so to reunite them to their school community.

    Our Services

    Mission:  Provide a robust system of student, educator, and leader supports

    Strategy: Establish systems for social-emotional supports for all students

    Responsibilities:

    • Implement Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) across CCSD;
    • Improve School Climate and Student Agency across CCSD through incorporation Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and other social - emotional learning curricula;
    • Implement consistent procedures and practices for school discipline, including the Student Code of Code;
    • Improve attendance across CCSD;
    • Provide a continuum of alternative choices for students Kindergarten to 21, including Homebound Services;
    • Provide specialized supports for students, teachers, and leaders in Targeted Support Schools.

    Attendance / Truancy

    ADAPT (Alcohol and Other Drug Alternative for Teens)

    ADAPT - Alcohol Drugs and Other Alternatives for Teens (English version)
    Alcohol and Drug Resources for Parents 

     

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