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    Bellaire Education Center is a middle school that serves students in grades 6-8 who have emotional behavioral disorders (EBD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and developmental cognitive disabilities (DCD). Hands-on learning ensures our nature-based curriculum and community partnerships prepare students to be successful in high school and beyond.

    Our approach
    We believe that all students can learn. Students experience an
    innovative school program where they:

    • Use nature to make connections to the curriculum
    • Focus on building strong relationships with peers, adults, and the community as a whole
    • Enjoy a calm learning environment with tools for effective communication, social-emotional skills and self-regulation
    • Participate in service learning, community events and work programs
    • Are treated with respect, dignity and compassion by teachers and staff

    Additional services and benefits

    • Mindfulness educational program
    • Community garden and school forest adjacent to the school
    • Clubs that match student interests
    • Individual and small-group instruction
    • Flexible learning spaces and sensory rooms
    • Social workers
    • Mental health support
    • Nursing
  • Contact us

    Location
    2540 County Road F East
    White Bear Lake, MN 55110
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    Main Phone: 651-415-5530

    Fax: 651-415-5599

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    School leadership

    Erin Metoxen
    Principal

    emetoxen@916schools.org
    651-415-5359


    Enrollment

    The referring district is responsible for completing the referral packet. Parents/Guardians, please work with your district in this process.

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