Special Education School Partners with University OT Programs


At the Watson Institute, a special education school in Western Pennsylvania, offering professional development opportunities for our staff is a critical component to providing comprehensive, high-quality special education services to […]

Watson Staff Present at Annual Special Education Conference

At the Watson Institute, professional development is a key component to our organizational culture. Staff are encouraged to explore professional opportunities such as research studies, professional presentations and attendance at […]

A Special Education Career with a Global Reach

If you’re looking for a rewarding special education career that will both challenge you and provide you with opportunities to learn and grow, look no further than the Watson Institute. […]

Staff Awards for Exceptional Special Education Services

Sharpsburg Staff group photo at Staff Service Awards

The Watson Institute’s W. Bruce Thomas Education Center in Sharpsburg was proud to honor 14 employees for their dedicated service ranging from 5 to 20 years, at our annual Staff […]

Friendship Academy Staff Celebrate Service Milestones

The Watson Institute’s Friendship Academy, a school serving students with emotional and behavioral challenges, was proud to honor 9 employees for their service ranging from 5 to more than 30 […]

Watson is a great place to intern

Did you know that The Watson Institute hosts approximately 20 interns and student teachers per school year?  Internships and job shadow opportunities are available for speech, physical, occupational and behavior therapists.  And special […]