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Specially Designed Education Services | Empowering Every Student: The SDES Approach to Functional Academics

Hey there, Champions!

At SDES, we don’t just believe in education; we believe in transformation. Our mission is simple yet powerful: to champion growth for all. We’re on a mission to ensure that every student, regardless of their abilities, has the opportunity to reach their full potential and lead a life of independence and purpose.

Putting Students First

We understand that everyone yearns to be heard and understood, and we take this to heart in everything we do. At SDES, we lead from the heart, and our commitment is unwavering: to recognize and value every individual’s unique journey. We’re not just educators; we’re avid students of life, constantly learning and pushing boundaries to enable each person to achieve their true potential.

A Comprehensive Solution

SDES isn’t just another program; it’s a game-changing, comprehensive functional academics program. It goes beyond academics; it’s about personal growth and independence. Developed by teachers for teachers, our evidence-based roadmap is designed to empower students with complex learning challenges to not just succeed but excel. For the first time, districts can expect fidelity of use, providing much-needed consistency across grade levels.

Inspiring Dreams

Deep down, every person dreams of achieving the seemingly impossible, and at SDES, we provide the courage to turn those dreams into reality. Our user-friendly program, with a high level of fidelity, empowers both teachers and students. Teachers feel valued with programming that goes beyond the classroom, helping students acquire new functional skills, fostering independence and growth.

Accountability Matters

We firmly believe that there are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. SDES has crafted a unique methodology complete with implementation checklists and concrete ongoing progress monitoring. Our program holds your team accountable for assisting students in reaching their learning goals while maintaining districtwide compliance standards.

Teachers Creating Impact

SDES is not just a program; it’s a passion. We actively spend time in classrooms, staying closely connected to the students, educators, families, and administrators we serve. This hands-on approach ensures we deliver comprehensive programming that is relevant and user-friendly. We hold ourselves accountable because we believe in the potential of every student.

Join Us in Championing Growth

SDES isn’t just a program; it’s a movement. We invite you to join us in championing growth for all and creating a world where every student has the opportunity to shine. Together, we can make a meaningful difference and empower students to reach new heights.

Here’s to a future where every student’s potential is recognized and celebrated!

With encouragement,

Barb Beck 🌟

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Pricing

SDES has teamed up with Mundo Pato, Inc., our cloud publishing partner, to create a simple and affordable solution for special educators to use during this critical time.

The Virtual Teaching Materials are a separate supplemental purchase that will greatly enhance the Styer-Fitzgerald Program for Functional Academics ​or can be used on its own.

Virtual Teaching Materials Pricing 1st year: $1000 non-recurring configuration fee plus 12 x monthly charge.

Students
Per Month
Per Year*

0-50

$150

$1800

51-75

$225

$2700

76-100

$300

$3600

101-125

$375

$4500

126-150

$450

$5400

151-175

$525

$6300

176-200

$600

$7200

201-225

$675

$8100

226-250

$750

$9000

251-275

$825

$9900

276-300

$900

$10800

Monthly subscription charge is based on a minimum of 100 students ​and increases by $125 per group of 25 additional students.

Scheduling Tip

Find a student in your classroom who can read and understand your master schedule. Assign them a job in the morning to help set up individual student schedules. See the video of Megan setting up the schedule.
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Suzanne’s student Megan was her Teacher’s Assistant first period during her junior and senior year. One of her jobs, among other clerical tasks, was to set up individual student schedules. It saved Suzanne prep time in the morning and was a great vocational experience for Megan.

SDES has teamed up with Mundo Pato, Inc., our cloud publishing partner, to create the full Styer-Fitzgerald Program for Functional Academics in the cloud. *The Styer-Fitzgerald Program in the Cloud Start-Up Fee: a $6000 non-recurring start-up fee will be added to the first year subscription only.

Cloud Pricing

Students
Per Month
Per Year*
0-100
$500
$6000
101-125
$625
$7500
126-150
$750
$9000
151-175
$875
$10500
176-200
$1000
$12000
201-225
$1125
$13500
226-250
$1250
$15000
251-275
$1375
$16500
276-300
$1500
$18000
301-325
$1625
$19500
326-350
$1750
$21000
Monthly subscription charge is based on a minimum of 100 students ​and increases by $125 per group of 25 additional students.