Elementary Best Buddies (Grade 3-5): Open to all schools 

Begins January 9, 9 sessions 

We are customizing our VERY POPULAR Gates and HS Best Buddies programs for our elementary students!!!!  Best Buddies provides peer buddy and social thinking training opportunities as well as many field trips and social activities for ALL students to participate!  Maximum for this program is 30 students.  Best Buddies enhances a caring, compassionate and social school community that encourages peer to peer support and acceptance of differences.  Interested students will apply for the program with a parent registration.   Students NEW to Best Buddies must submit a simple teacher recommendation, found on the CORSE website - www.corsefoundation.org TEACHER RECOMMENDATION MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE NOVEMBER 10, OR YOUR SLOT WILL BE REPLACED BY A STUDENT ON THE WAIT LIST.  Program sessions will alternate between on-site social thinking and team building activities as well as field trips.  

Selected Best Buddies are expected to commit to ALL sessions, attendance is mandatory for continued participation in the program.  There are a set number of slots reserved for students who receive Special Education services.  If those reserved spaces do not fill by November 10, all remaining slots are filled first come, first served. 

Primary Instructor(s):  Angela Lang (School Psychologist), Sabrina Daniels (SPED Teacher), Meaghan Baird (SPED Teacher)

Time: Tuesdays 3:45-5:15pm (later for field trip days)                                                                                                     Schedule will be given in advance  

Location: Jenkins School          

Fee: $0 Best Buddies Programs are fully sponsored by CORSE

Sponsored by:

Scituate CORSE Foundation (Community of Resources for Special Education) 

Registration Information: 




For 2017, these programs have been generously supported by grant funding received from the Harold Brooks Trust, Evan Henry Foundation, Edwin Phillips Foundation, Massachusetts Bankers Association, Scituate Rotary Club and South Shore Playhouse Associates as well as our community fundraising supporters. 


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If you are registering more than one child, you will need to register under 2 different email addresses.  We apologize for this inconvenience, but it is a requirement of this particular software.

The CORSE Foundation (Community of Resources for Special Education) was established by a group of dedicated parents and educators to raise funds to provide high quality and affordable programming, training and resources that will benefit children with special needs, their parents and educators throughout South Shore Massachusetts.  CORSE has designed an innovative model within a blended framework of integrated and specialized social, educational and recreational programs so children with special needs can reach their full potential.  Our variety of programs are staffed appropriately through customized staffing ratios and special education expertise so ALL children, those with and without special needs, can successfully participate together within their community.