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Come and see the Akins Journey Theatre perform CHICAGO- HIGH SCHOOL EDITION on Thursday & Friday, Jan. 17th & 18th and Saturday, Jan. 19th, 1pm & 7pm


Welcome to
 Functional Living Skills Classroom

Mrs. Shawn Paladino
(Mrs. P or Pal)

Welcome to my web page.  I am one of five life skills teachers on the Akins Campus.  I am starting my 29th year of teaching. Most of my career has been teaching special needs students.  I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Dance with a minor concentration in health education.  I enjoy my students and strive to have them become the happiest and most independent that they can possible be.  If you have any questions do not hesitate to reach out to me by email or phone.  Welcome and thank you for visiting.  It is my goal to strive for communication and inclusion in all environments.

2018-19 Class Schedule

A Day:
            1  Math/Community Based Instruction (Paladino's students)
            2  Science (Paladino's students)
            3  Conference
            4  Math (Mr. Pena's students)

B Day:
            5  General Employability Skills/Community Skills
            6   Science (Mr. Pena's students)
            7   Dance Alt/Professional communication
            8  Conference