Coastal Learning Center , founded in 1974 in Lakewood, NJ, is an approved private day school serving special needs students
ages 5-21. Coastal Learning Center Atlantic provides a unique, nurturing, hands-on environment that develops a solid education
and strengthens students' personal growth. The program prepares them for return to public school and, ultimately, an independent,
productive life after graduation. A variety of teaching styles; close student-teacher relationships; and open communication make us
unique. Our self-contained classes, with a maximum of twelve students, allow staff members to get to know each student on a
individual basis.

At CLC Atlantic, our main focus is on education and personal growth. We create a secure and accepting environment built on a
foundation of trust and mutual respect. This encourages our students to embrace learning - about themselves, their peers and the
professionals with whom they interact. Our students learn the importance of accepting differences in race, ethnicity, and culture.
They learn to recognize and accept the individual situations of different people.

Graduation celebrates the transition to a new stage in life for our students. Each student who graduates is given the opportunity to
walk with his or her local district. Students are formally honored for their achievements and growth while at CLC Atlantic and move on
to other endeavors carrying with them the core values they learned and lived:
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2100 Oak Avenue
Northfield, New Jersey  08225

Phone:  (609) 277-7079
Fax:        (609) 568-5510
G. Robert Minisi   MA

Supervisor of Special Education
Renee Waddell   MSW  LCSW  SAC
February 2015
Early Dismissal
February 12

Feb 13 and 16
Presidents Weekend