The ACHIEVE program serves students on Individual Education Plans (IEP's) from grade 6 through 12 who have emotional and behavioral challenges. Students are provided with individualized instruction to meet individual education plans, academic stands, and graduation plans, academic standards, and graduation requirement in a small school setting.

Staff at ACHIEVE believe that students can establish positive patterns of behavior and decision making. The ACHIEVE program provides opportunities for social and emotional development through a repeated emphasis on successes and strengths; encourage and nurture positive interactions between staff/students and students/students; facilitate the development of coping strategies and management techniques to facilitate integration into the mainstream of education and life; encourage and develop a motivation to learn; facilitate language and communication development.

The ACHIEVE Program is a highly structured setting involving the following:

  • Restorative Practices
  • Judicious Discipline philosophy and language
  • Positive reinforcement system through effective praise
  • Behavior interventions
  • Low staff-student ratio
  • Frequent school/home communication
  • Related Special Education services
  • High behavioral standards/expectations
  • High academic expectations/support
  • Mainstream and modified curriculum
  • Teaching coping strategies; behavior techniques to facilitate individual student responsibility
  • Community building
  • Safe Haven
  • Promoting independence
  • Social Skills
  • Transitional skills
  • Vocation skills
  • Data collection
  • Conflict resolution
  • Trained staff to deal with potential/actual crisis


OSTC Schedule

OSTC Resources

Monthly Rec/Leisure Activity Dates

  • September 22nd
  • October 27th:  Fall Celebration
  • November 17th
  • December 21st:  Winter Party & Talent Show
  • January 19th
  • February 23rd
  • March 16th
  • April 20th
  • May18th
  • June 7th:  OSTC Annual Picnic

Conference Nights

  • August 30th        3:00 – 6:00
  • September 14th 3:00 – 7:30
  • October 26th       3:00 – 7:00
  • January 25th       3:00 – 7:00
  • April 26th            3:00 – 7:00
  • May 10th            3:00 – 7:30



Mary Kling
324 6th Ave NE
Osseo, MN 55369