Programs & Services
Resource Room Teacher
A Resource Room Teacher evaluates achievement and provides a variety of services including reading instruction, math instruction, tutoring for special subjects, and homework assistance. Resource Room Teachers implement goals and objectives from IEP. They ensure that student accommodations and IEP obligations are being met. Resource Room Teachers provide services at an unspecified amount of time, delivery of service depends on the needs of the student.
Speech and Language Pathologist
Speech and Language Pathologists (SLPs) are skilled service providers who identify, evaluate, and provide speech language therapy to children who present with communication disorders. Such impairments include articulation (difficulty saying speech sounds clearly), stuttering, receptive language (understanding spoken language) , expressive language (putting words together efficiently). Speech therapy services may be offered to any student that qualifies under the eligibility of Speech and Language Impairment or other eligibility that affects communication skills. An SLP in a school district is typically part of the special education team.
School psychologists provide direct support and interventions to students, consult with teachers,families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services. They help schools successfully: Strengthen Family-School Partnerships, Improve Academic Achievement, Promote Positive Behavior and Mental Health, Support Diverse Learners, Create Safe, Positive School Climates, Improve School-Wide Assessment and Accountability Monitor, individual student progress in academics and behavior. Lastly, School Psychologists assess and evaluate students who may require additional services/support.
School Social Worker
School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with master’s degree in social work who provide services related to a person's social, emotional, and life adjustment to school and/or society. School Social Workers are the link between the home, school, and community in providing direct as well as indirect services to students, families, and school personnel to promote and support student's academic and social success.