Cotting Conversations are free virtual sessions on a wide range of special education topics designed for parents, professionals, and prospective students. Watch to learn more about:

Cotting’s Day School: Preschool (Ages 3-6) Lower School (Ages 6-11), Middle School (Ages 11-14), Upper School (Ages 14-18), and Capstone (Ages 18-22)
HOPEhouse (Ages 17-22): A 5-days-a-week boarding program for young adults on an IEP, who are interested in living a curriculum for building independence.
Cotting Consulting: A team of clinicians who are experts in the field, ready to support access to technology tools for learning, and more in public school districts.
…and MORE!

Please join us! Our latest Cotting Conversations are available at the links below:

Transition to Adulthood: Learn how the Transition Program at Cotting School & HOPEhouse helps support students and their families as they prepare for the transition to adulthood process. The team will share expert insights and preview some information about Cotting’s Annual Transition Fair. (Posted 3/4/21)

A Cotting Conversation with Leaders Dave Manzo & Bridget Irish: Hear from two passionate leaders from Cotting School. Dave Manzo (current President), and Bridget Irish (President-Elect for September 2021) will share their thoughts on special education programming at Cotting and will discuss plans for Cotting’s leadership transition. They have an exciting vision for what’s ahead! (Posted 2/11/21)

Teamwork and Working at Cotting School: Get to know a few Cotting School faculty and staff members during this Cotting Conversation. This is a great way for prospective employees to learn about the kinds of positions we are hiring for and also a great way for parents and professionals to learn about our program.

Living A Curriculum for Independence: This (virtual) Cotting Conversation is focused on living a curriculum for independence. HOPEhouse educators share details about the robust curriculum for independence and how they work to support young adults ages 17-22. Nico, a young adult boarding at HOPEhouse, shares his perspective and describes how HOPEhouse supports his goals for his future. (Posted 10/27/20)

Tips for Remote Engagement: Learn more about Cotting School and gather tips for remote engagement by listening to what a few educators at Cotting have been working on, and learning about with their students and colleagues. (Posted 9/24/20)


Tips for Remote Learning

Cotting Conversations

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Our virtual doors are open! We are still accepting, processing, and following up on Admissions referrals and inquiries.

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Learn more about how differentiated programming and curricula set Cotting School apart and provide students with opportunities to learn and apply their skills.

HOPEhouse, a boarding program on the campus of Cotting School, offers an educational focus to support young adults in their experience living in a group, working together to learn independent living skills, and collaborating with their peers in a home-like supportive environment.

Learn more about how spirit and tradition help shape each student’s experience and learn more about finding your place at Cotting School or HOPEhouse.