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Department of Alternative Programs and Services (DAP)

Jennifer CokerJennifer Coker
Executive Director of
Alternative Programs and Services

4720 Jenkins Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 745-7150 (p)

The Department of Alternative Programs and Services is committed to establishing a positive school climate in every part of Charleston County School District as well as providing support for students, teachers, administrators, and parents. Our department oversees CCSD's four alternative programs that serve students with various needs and challenges. We serve students who have not found success in traditional school settings. We work to build skills and confidence so to reunite them to their school community.

Our Services

Mission:  Provide a robust system of student, educator, and leader supports

Strategy: Establish systems for social-emotional supports for all students


  • Implement Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) across CCSD;
  • Improve School Climate and Student Agency across CCSD through incorporation Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and other social - emotional learning curricula;
  • Implement consistent procedures and practices for school discipline, including the Student Code of Code;
  • Improve attendance across CCSD;
  • Provide a continuum of alternative choices for students Kindergarten to 21, including Homebound Services;
  • Provide specialized supports for students, teachers, and leaders in Targeted Support Schools.

Educational Opportunities outside of CCSD

Attendance / Truancy

Code of Conduct (COC)

Progressive Discipline Plan (PDP)

ADAPT (Alcohol and Other Drug Alternative for Teens)

ADAPT - Alcohol Drugs and Other Alternatives for Teens (English version)
ADAPT - Alcohol Drugs and Other Alternatives for Teens (Spanish version)
Alcohol and Drug Resources for Parents

Medical Homebound (HB) Instruction

What is Medical Homebound?
Medical Homebound Instruction Form

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