The primary functions of Student Support Services include oversight of the Safety and Belonging Strand of the strategic plan, services for students who are gifted and talented, services for English as a second language learners, the office of Equity and Diversity and educational options for students. Student support services accomplish this with the help of counselors and staff in schools with specialized trainings in these areas. Student Support Services also helps schools implement bully proofing initiatives, crisis preparedness and response planning, character education, truancy prevention, drug and alcohol education and the positive behavior support initiative. Student Support Services also serves as the liaison to community groups that address similar issues.
The English Language Acquisition (ELA) Department serves students who have Limited English skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing and speak a language other than English in their homes.
The ELA Program’s primary goal is to develop English language learners’ English skills to support academic achievement towards the ultimate goal of high school graduation.Migrant Program