In Middlesex County
MRESC Delivers the Home Instruction Services Your District Needs
The Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission continues to maximize school district funds by coordinating essential services.
Instruction will be provided at the student's place of confinement
Instruction will be provided by a board approved certified teacher
Students who are unable to attend their regular classes due to administrative action
Students are carried on an individual home instruction register which generates state aid to the district
Programs provided meet the requirements of the District Board of Education for promotion and graduation and minimum time requirements determined by the State Board of Education
Instruction begins within seven calendar days after eligibility has been determined
Instruction is provided for a minimum of five (5) hours per week in no fewer that three (3) visits on at least three (3)
Instruction may be provided for up to sixty calendar days in a school year. This period may be extended via referral according to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-3.3(e) for determination by the child study team of eligibility for special education and/or related services.
A student may receive individual instruction in lieu of regular classroom instruction if he or she has a medical determination stating that illness or injury prevents the student from attending school for at least two weeks.
Servicing Students with Disabilities
A classified student may have his or her
Individualized Education Program implemented through one to one instruction at home or in another setting when no other program option is appropriate
Instruction is provided for no fewer that ten (10) hours per week
Instruction is available for students confined to a hospital, convalescent home or other medical institution
faculty members are New Jersey Department of Education approved, state certified employees who are knowledgeable of and experienced with home instruction program criteria.
Faculty members are selected for employment based on their experience, professionalism, and ability to complete assignments in a timely
MRESC may provide services in districts where limited personnel resources are available as well as in areas where low incident needs make it impractical for districts to hire specialized personnel.
MRESC-trained consultants are available to work with students whose primary language is not English.
The Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission provides services and
programs to meet the needs of it's twenty four(24) member school districts.
The primary purposes of the Middlesex Regional Educational Services
Commission are to identify needs and provide creative educational
approaches and programs to member school districts. In addition, the
Commission provides an opportunity for local educational agencies to work
cooperatively in studying common problems while maintaining local control.
For information about rates, referral procedures, and general operations,
Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission
1660 Stelton Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-5956
TEL. (732)777- 9848 ext. 3100