‘My kids become a part of me,’ says award-winning Graham Academy teacher

KINGSTON — Brynn Kovalick speaks with disarmingly simple passion about the many roadblocks a teacher overcomes in helping children on the autism disorder spectrum. Disarming because, even as she extols the rewards, a young student lies combative on a hallway floor in the safe and patient hands of a behavior specialist. “My teaching philosophy is …

Graham Academy educator is regional Specialized Education Services Inc. teacher of the year

Brynn Kovalick, an autistic support/emotional support classroom elementary school teacher at The Graham Academy in Kingston, won the regional Specialized Education Services Inc. teacher of the year award. The region includes 20 Specialized Education Services Inc. schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio. The award “honors outstanding, innovative educators who lead by example with an …

From the Graham Academy Classroom – Westside Bulletin September 2019

Click here to read the rest of the bulletin Education is preparing students for the future in every way possible. There is never a shortage of opportunity for the students to learn job-readiness skills in everyday activities while attending The Graham Academy. The school has an established curriculum to support its students in career development. …

From the Graham Academy Classroom – Westside Bulletin August 2019

Click here to read the rest of the bulletin The Graham Academy offers a year-round learning experience for students living with Autism. A consistent educational, social and recreational routine is instrumental in the growth, development and progress of individuals living with Autism. An extended break or disruption in routine could result in loss of skills …