The grade level counselors at Jane Addams provide universal social/emotional instruction, small groups, and individual counseling to support students academically, behaviorally, in their social emotional development and to ensure college and career readiness.
The Deans Office collaborates with parents, community members, and school members to ensure our students have a safe learning environment.
Health Services (Nurse)
The main goal of a School Nurse is to bridge education and health by working with teachers, counselors, parents and other school services personnel. Services that the School Nurse provides are; leadership, public health, care coordination and quality improvement.
A hearing itinerant teacher is a certified teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing who works with students with hearing impairments attending their home school and other educational sites. The hearing itinerant teacher provides services as determined by the student’s IEP.
School psychologists are uniquely qualified members of school teams that support students' ability to learn and teachers' ability to teach. They apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.
School social workers are responsible for working with the students who have social work on their Individual Education Plans (IEP). The skills we typically work on are social skills, appropriate peer relationships and boundaries, attending to tasks, teaching coping skills, teaching anger management and learning how to function successfully in their classroom.
Speech-language pathologists in schools collaborate with teachers, special educators, interpreters, other school personnel, and parents to develop and implement individual or group programs, provide counseling, and support classroom activities.
Student Resource Team Leaders collaborate with parents, general and special education teachers, related service providers, other school personnel, and outside resources to ensure individualized needs of all students are met.
The Supported Education program is designed to provide intermediate to intense instructional support to students who are educated primarily in the g.