Established in 2006, the DuBois School is located at 460 Jeffers Street in DuBois, Pennsylvania. Currently, the school is operating Life Skills, Autism and Emotional Support classrooms and maintains a low student to staff ratio for optimal programming. All teachers are certified in special education by the Pennsylvania Department of Education; several staff have master’s level degrees. New Story in DuBois is licensed for students 5-21 with Emotional Disorders, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and Learning Disabilities. Licensed counselors are on staff to respond to mental health needs.
The DuBois School serves between 10-15 surrounding school districts. Over 30 students have been successfully transitioned back to their home district and or graduated from the program.
Intensive teaching (IT), using the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) has improved student verbal language skills at the DuBois School. Students work on daily living skills, employment skills and social skills through their individualized academic programs.