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Collaborative Model Presentation : 

Collaborative Model Presentation By: Esther Oh EDCO: 593 Fall I 2010

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Free Powerpoint Templates Student Study Team (SST)

What is a Student Study Team? : 

What is a Student Study Team? A group of individuals that come together due to a specific concern for a student Initiated upon referral

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Purpose of an SST: Identify students who are struggling in school Identify the area(s) in which the student is finding difficulty Identify the cause : possible learning disability, speech or behavior disorder, etc… Identify solutions and interventions

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Who makes up a Student Study Team? Administrator Individual who initiated the SST General Ed. Teacher(s) Parent or guardian Student School Counselors and/or Psychologists Other Staff members who are involved with the student on a regular basis: Speech Therapist Behavioral Specialist School Nurse Interpreter (as needed) Outside members of the school who are also involved with the student on a regular basis (if applicable)

Roles of each member : 

Roles of each member

Reasons students may be referred for an SST meeting (may depend upon school districts): : 

Reasons students may be referred for an SST meeting (may depend upon school districts): Poor academic performance Behavioral problems Significant change(s) in performance or behavior Home/family problems Speech and language concerns and/or other developmental concerns Promotion/retention recommendations Parental requests

Process of implementing an SST : 

Process of implementing an SST Accommodations & Modifications made in class to support the needs of the student Student Study Team is initiated by a teacher, counselor, parent/guardian, administrator, etc… Contact all personnel who need to be part of the team and decide on a date and location At the SST meeting: Share concerns about the student Suggest possible interventions & goals to implement for support Define each person’s roles to accomplish these goals

Process of implementing an SST (cont’d) : 

Process of implementing an SST (cont’d) Implementation of everyone’s roles to support the student (4-6 weeks) If no change and goals are unable to be reached, suggest further interventions If child is still in need of support, refer student to be tested for special education

Academic Tier for intervention : 

Academic Tier for intervention Academic Tier Social, Emotional, Behavioral & Physical CORE: Standards- Based Instruction & Board approved instruction materials. Instructional Support (Thinking Maps, Differentiated Instruction, MY Access, Benchmark & Common Assessments) Collaborative, Student-focused planning meetings (grade level) Consistent implementation of HW and Grading policies Middle school community Parent Information Meetings/Trainings CORE: Access to counseling services/ Community outreach assistants/ Regular communication between school & home; Skills for School Success (grade 6) Student Handbook & Agenda Implementation Student Leadership & Mentoring Prog. (HELP club, PALS and WEB) School-wide Rules & Safety Plan (Addresses Cyber Bullying)/ Character Development Program Tier 3 ELD 1& 2 Block Read 180 Block Modifications (determined via collaboration) 504 Plan TIER 2: Core + Support Group counseling Behavioral Support Plans Progress Monitoring Targeted Parent Conferences Progressive Discipline (level 2) SART (Student Attendance Review Team) TIER 2: Core + Support Peer Tutor (early intervention) Title 1/ TOSA support Core Math & ELA intervention class Summer School Accommodations (determined via collaboration) Teacher support (beyond the classroom) and Academic Student Conferences w/ Counselor Tier 3 Academic Intensive Mentoring (AIM) for failing students Intensive Guidance / Targeted Services + Progress Monitoring Counseling Service Referrals Progressive Discipline (L#) School Attendance Review Board (SARB) TIER 4: Special Education Placement SST’s are held following the implementation of an intervention plan and TIER 2 with documentation

Academic interventions include: : 

Academic interventions include: Modifications and Accommodations made by the teacher Peer Tutoring after school (twice a week) Academic Counseling Summer School Instructional Support: Thinking Maps, My Access, Read 180 Math and English and Language Arts Class (instead of an elective course) Class size maximum: 16 students

Social/Emotional/Behavioral & Physical Intervention : 

Social/Emotional/Behavioral & Physical Intervention Skills for School Success Program School Counseling Services Cyber Bullying Group Counseling Attendance directed: SART, SARB Mentoring Programs: H.E.L.P, PALS, WEB (peer mentoring clubs)

Student Study Team : 

Student Study Team The process of determining the need for SST varies with each district The ones displayed in this presentation depict a specific district in the LA County Any decisions made about a student moving up or down a tier must be made in a collaborative setting