A special education school recently launched a new program in Woodside.
The Tiegerman School at Woodside is a state approved non-public school and will service pre-K through grade 12 special education students this coming fall. Its student to teacher ratio better serves the students, who may require more individualized attention, its director of schools says.
“The staff to student ratios allow for the students to grasp and manage the curriculum,” said Dr. Jeremy Tiegerman, the director of schools at Tiegerman, a network of special education schools in Queens.
With ratios of 10 students to one special education certified teacher and one teaching assistant, eight students to one teacher and two teaching assistants and six students to one teacher and three teaching assistants, the Tiegerman School