Site-based Programs

Preschool gradSpecial education services in Intermediate School District 917 serve students from member school districts in a variety of programs targeted to meet a range of needs in an efficient and cooperative manner, including the programs listed below.  For more information about each program, please use the menu at left.
  • Dakota Alternative for Severely Handicapped (DASH) 
  • The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resource Program (D/HH) 
  • Intra-Dakota Education Alternative (IDEA) 
  • Program Alternative for Communication,Education and Socialization (PACES) 
  • Students with Unique Needs (SUN) 
  • The Therapeutic Education Alternative (TEA)
  • Transition Education Service Alternative (TESA)