Our student services team is made up of teachers, support staff, counsellors and administrators. Our primary goal is to develop strategies and programs for students with special learning needs and to refer students for specific district services if need be.
The following programs and services are available at our school:
Counselling: Social, emotional and academic support for students. Our school counsellor works 70% as a counsellor each week and 30% 1.5 days as a classroom teacher. If your child is receiving support services through either a counsellor or Tri City Mental Health you are strongly encouraged to make contact with Mrs. Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org
English as an Additional Language (EAL) : Provides language acquisition, cultural and social development support for students whose primary language is not English. Students are can receive EAL service for up to five years.
Gifted: Programming designed to support the needs of students identified as gifted learners. Students are assesses in the spring of grade 3 and direct service for students who score 95% percentile or higher recieve direct service beginning in grade 4.
Learning Assistance: Learning support for students who have mild to moderate learning difficulties; services include assessment, consultation, collaborative planning and instruction.
Learning Resource Program: Learning support and instruction for those students who need adaptations or modifications to curriculum. Learning Assistance and Learning Resource programs are usually integrated including EAL instruction.
Skill Development Program: Learning support and instruction for students who have been formally asssessed in low incidence special need categories; services include assessment, IEP development, programming and instruction, resource development