Thomas Edison School

"Edison students light up the world"

Mission Statement

Mission Statement - Department of Special Education


To provide students with disabilities individualized and effective learning opportunities in the least restrictive environment to foster each child's potential.

Our continuous focus is on academic, social and emotional development to prepare life-long learners ready to lead independent and fulfilled lives as contributing members of our dynamic society. 


To empower our students with problem solving skills to meet the challenges posed by high academic standards.

To become a role model community of educators, parents and stakeholders committed to inclusive learning environments. 

To become visionary leaders of innovative and research based special education programs with a commitment to professional development and learning.