Coordinate administration of DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) screening for students in kindergarten through fourth grade in Primary and Lower Division. Analyze and interpret data to help make decisions for providing support to students.
Consult with teachers to identify students who need support from the learning specialist based on the following criteria: diagnosed learning difference, teacher recommendation, screening results, and/or parent referral
Teach selected students individually and in small groups to provide additional direct instruction/intervention in areas such as phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, spelling, and written expression.
Work with Director of Psychological Services, Lower Division Director, students, teachers, and parents to develop Academic Achievement Plans (AAP) for students with diagnosed learning differences.
Evaluate curricular interventions to measure student growth and to document efficacy of remediation.
Serve as liaison between students, parents and teachers.
Consult and provide for professional development with faculty to assist and support their students.
Collaborate with the Learning Resource Team to provide a school-wide system of supports and services for diverse learners with specific consideration given to transitioning students to the next Division.
The Director of Psychological Services provides psychological and psychoeducational support services to students and parents.
Consultation with parents of students.
Observation of students of concern in the classroom.
Short-term individual and group counseling to students on a scheduled basis or through crisis intervention.
Psychoeducational and psychosocial screening of students and provision of referral sources for additional services.
Development of and consultation regarding Behavior Plans and Academic Achievement Plans (AAP) for all students in all Divisions.
Coordination of the Learning Resource Team to provide a school-wide system of supports and services for diverse learners with specific consideration given to transition to the next Division.
Serve as liaison between students/parents and campus or community resources.
Work with Division Directors to coordinate and schedule prevention oriented, mental health related programs and speakers for the Casady community.