Purpose

The KML Learning Center exists to encourage and work with all KML students including students with special education needs who need academic support or assistance. Through support from the Learning Center staff, students are equipped to be successful learners with the gifts God has given them. KML currently serves students with autism, health impairments, visual impairments, hearing impairments, specific learning disabilities, emotional behavior disabilities, and speech or language impairments.

Services

KML offers a variety of services based on each student’s needs.

Learning Center Study Hall

  • Structured study hall to help students organize and complete their work
  • Use of planner, PowerSchool, and Google Classroom for organization
  • Assistance with test-taking
  • Teacher/student ratio of 1:5

Students may be assigned to the Learning Center for extra support based on parent recommendation, teacher recommendation, or academic progress.

Special Education

KML participates in Wisconsin’s Special Needs Scholarship Program (SNSP). The SNSP is for students who have an active IEP from the school district within which they reside.

Special education students, as well as students who fall two (2) or more grade levels below their peers academically, have access to the following support:

  • Modified math and English courses in small group settings in the Learning Center
  • In-class support across all academic areas
  • Assistance in the Learning Center Study Hall
    • Re-teaching material
    • Support in study skills
    • Support in organization
    • Support in communicating with teachers
    • Individual accommodations

Staffing

The KML Learning Center is staffed by an administrator, 3 full-time assistants, and 2 part-time assistants who provide student support throughout the entire school day and after school.

The Learning Center Administrator, Mrs. Sheila Krause, is a teacher with a master’s degree in special education and many years of experience teaching students with a variety of learning challenges.

Questions? Want More Info?

If you have any questions about KML’s Learning Center or SNSP, please contact Mrs. Krause (sheila.krause@kmlhs.org).