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Pathfinder Educational Center

Liz Weiss-DeBoer, Principal

Pathfinder Center is a centralized Special Education Facility operated by St. Joseph County ISD. Pathfinder Center provides life skills training to eligible special education students age 3 – 26 years of age.

Students come from the nine local school districts that make up the St. Joseph County ISD. In addition to the Pathfinder Center, five off-site programs are also in operation throughout the county.

Belief Statements

  • All students should be given the opportunity to learn and succeed.
  • The goal for each student is to reach his/her potential.
  • All students have value, worth, and the right to be treated with respect and dignity.
  • All students have the right to privacy, their opinion, and personal safety.
  • All students have the right to have their individual needs addressed.
  • All students have learning opportunities in a least-restrictive environment.
  • Students learn in different ways and at different rates
  • Learning is a lifelong process and occurs in many settings.

If you would like more information on Pathfinder Center or other programs offered, please contact Liz Weiss-DeBoer, Pathfinder Center Principal.