ReLife School Ensures Students Continue to Progress

What is “A Regional Center of Excellence”? 

ReLife School is a program of Puget Sound Educational Service District designed to address the academic and behavioral needs of students (Grades 2 - 12) with significant social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. The program employs a strong focus on the individual academic growth of students. Through efforts to improve students’ executive functioning, attention to detail and social interactions. We engage students in appropriate study skills and assignment/project completion, resulting in movement toward increased successful classroom experiences. We seek to create a safe and structured environment for students to learn skills and strategies for coping with the stresses of daily life and to replace inappropriate behavior with socially adaptive behavior. We do this through a combination of in-class lessons, modeling, and reinforcement, individual, group, and family therapy and through individualized plans. Our goal is to transition each student from the ReLife program to the larger world, be it their neighborhood school, a job site, or post-secondary education, with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate that world successfully. We are A Regional Center of Excellence! 

To that end, in these difficult times, ReLife’s new Principal, Dr. Reginald Reid with his Administrators and staff have worked tirelessly to ensure students’ educational needs are not compromised. Working closely with district partners, ReLife is strategically using a three-phase process (below) to ensure that our students continue to progress. 

 MODIFIED SUPPORT 

  • Synchronous and semi-synchronous instruction 
  • 70 minutes in person instruction twice weekly 
  • 3 daily classroom check ins 
  • Consistent staff for each student 
  • Access to mental health support 

 

EXPANDED SUPPORT 

  • Synchronous and semi-synchronous instruction 
  • 140 minutes in person instruction twice weekly 
  • 3-4 daily classroom check ins 
  • Modified staff rotation for students 
  • Access to mental health support 

 

RECOVERY AND ACCELERATED SERVICES 

  • Back in the building fulltime 
  • Increased rigor with continued use of all current platforms 
  • Emphasis on soft skills (behavior, de-escalation skills, non-violent crisis intervention 

 

 

We are currently in the EXPANDED SUPPORT phase. During this new and foreign way of operating, we continue to maintain our core values of safety, respect, and responsibility. We achieve this through explicit and focused instruction and through modeling of these values for our students. We are happy to share, that during these perilous times, our students continue to thrive and experience joy and laughter in a relaxed and positive school climate. These times have allowed us to continue to teach and re-teach expectations and reflection on choices and resetting of behaviors. We are A Regional Center of Excellence!

Members of our community and region are welcome to make an appointment and visit our facility to learn more about our program. 

Puget Sound Educational Service District 
RELIFE SCHOOL 
A Regional Center of Excellence 

5515 44th Street East, Puyallup, WA 98371
253-778-7900 

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