COVID-19 UPDATE: Students are currently participating in DISTANCE LEARNING, this is planned to continue through April 30th. Students will not be in the classroom during this time, they will be working from home. The first day back at school is planned for May 1st, as this situation changes you will be updated. Please contact your student's teacher if you need further assistance. You can find their email address on their department webpage or in the staff directory. Thank you for your patience as we work through this difficult time.
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Welcome to Turning Point
Turning Point will provide the support needed to ensure the educational, intellectual, social-emotional, and vocational development of students to enable them to be productive members of society.
WHAT IS TURNING POINT?
Turning Point is a self-contained program on an alternative campus in the Washoe County School District (WCSD) in Reno, Nevada. The Turning Point program helps individual special needs children who have problems and who have demonstrated significant behavioral regression in the least restrictive environment. (LRE) on a middle school or high school campus even with supplemental aides, services, modifications, and individual behavior plans.
Wrap around mental health services are provided in the community through University of Nevada, Reno school of Medicine and the Children’s Cabinet.
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Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page. For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
WCSD Parent Student Handbook