Learning Support Services

Alternative Programs

13626 Twin Peaks Road, Poway, CA 92064
Phone: 858-679-2530 Fax 858-679-2630
Kathleen Porter,  Executive Director, kporter@powayusd.com
Patty Hurtt, Assistant Principal, phurtt@powayusd.com, 858-679-2531
Michele Cass, Administrative Assistant, 858 - 748 - 0010, Ext. 2063


INFORMATION LINE:  (858) 679-2530

Welcome to Alternative Programs.  We are pleased to provide programs, services, and resources to students and families throughout the Poway Unified School District.  These programs, services, and resources include appropriate instructional strategies, sound curriculum, personal development activities, a strong partnership between home and school, and a systematic approach to prevention and early intervention. Utilizing a variety of strategies allows us the opportunity to assist and support parents in planning for their child's unique talents and abilities to reach his/her greatest potential.

Please access the links at the right to find out more

about PUSD's Alternative Programs.

  New Directions Independent Study

858-748-0010, Ext. 2420; Fax 858-679-2630

  Teen Parent

858-748-3485; Fax 858-689-0423

  Home Education

858-748-0802, Ext. 2095; Fax 858-679-2672


The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761.
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