Access SFUSD: Bay Street

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  • School Type

    County School (13)
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  • Principal

    • Kara Schinella
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  • Who We Are

    Access Bay Street, located in the heart of the Chinatown-North Beach community, has a rich tradition of delivering enriched curriculum to our diverse student population.  We involve our students in community based learning opportunities which promotes the joy of learning while addressing students' individual needs. Access Bay Street believes that all students should have access to an appropriate and quality education that prepares them to be  valuable members of the community. We believe that personal relationships between staff and students, and student to student are essential to student achievement. Students tell us they are the most engaged when they feel a connection with their teachers and can work with their peers. We believe that achievement is not an end result, but a process of continuous improvement, and that struggle, mistakes, and effort are necessary for growth. 

    Our Vision 

    Access Bay Street’s vision is providing services and support for SFUSD’s transition aged students with IEPs that are characterized by quality, equity, and positive in-school and post-school outcomes.  We strive to involve our students  in meaningful school experiences, which include:

    • - a student-centered philosophy which reflects our students' individual needs
    • - a committed school community involved in ongoing professional development and school-wide decision making
    • - providing students necessary skills to become as independent as possible, which include, but are not limited to: self -help/advocacy, leadership, work-training, travel training, safety, continuing education, health and wellness, nutrition and cooking, money math, communication/social, and problem solving.

    What We Offer

    • - Student Centered Programming
    • - Paid Internships
    • - Volunteer Opportunities
    • - Community College of San Francisco (CCSF) Support
    • - SF Parks and Recreation classes
    • - Community Based Instruction
    • - Community Based Outings
    • - Cooking and Nutrition Classes
    • - Student Centered Programming
    • - Swimming at North Beach Swimming Pool
    • - Community Partnerships including, but not limited to, Golden Gate Regional Center, SF Parks and Recreation, CCSf, and Department of Rehabilitation
  • Special Education Programs

    • ACCESS - Adult Transition Services
    Curricular Activities Include -

    ● Self -help/Advocacy Skills
    ● Leadership Opportunities
    ● Work Training: Skills,
    Experiences in Real Work
    Situations, etc.
    ● Travel Training/Safety Skills
    ● Community-Based Instruction
    ● Continuing Education
    ● Increasing Independence
    ● Life Skills
    ● Health and Wellness
    ● Nutrition & Cooking Skills
    ● Communication/Social Skills
    ● Problem Solving
    ● And Much More!
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  • Address

    Transition Training Center , 416 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA, 94133