Provide diagnostic services in the area of intelligence, achievement, adaptive, and social-emotional domains to students with suspected educational needs.
Provide alternative intervention strategies and/or assessments to students with educational needs prior to referral to the Committee on Special Education.
Consult with parents of students, who have been formally evaluated, about educational interventions and/or management strategies that can be utilized at home and at school to assist the child to reach his/her full potential.
Report test data and observations for students who have been referred, to assist the IEP team in identifying various disabilities along with helping to determine the need for special education.
Coordinate IEP team meetings by serving as a CSE Chairperson. This responsibility may involve scheduling the meetings with the teachers, specialists and parents, facilitating the communication at the meetings, completing the mandated procedures and filing the final report.
Provide direct individual and group counseling services to students who are experiencing academic, social, emotional or behavioral adjustment problems.
Collaborate/consult with individual teachers regarding learning or behavioral concerns about students. Assist the teacher in establishing behavioral management programs and/or classroom modifications to accommodate the learning needs of their students.
Coordination and collaboration with outside agencies to facilitate effective interventions for students and families struggling with academic and/or social-emotional issues impacting school performance.
Other responsibilities related to the position as assigned by the Director of Pupil Personnel Services.