Pros: love working with staff, students and parents.
Cons: an overabundance of paperwork!
Working with students on social skills, social/emotional wellbeing.
Working with my multidisciplinary teams to find the best interventions for students.
Administering assessments: Cognitive, Educational, Social/Emotional, Social History and scoring these assessments. Looking at scores for statistical significance.
Leading initial and triennial reviews – more... and talking about student strengths and needs including, most importantly the viewpoint of the parents. Discussing how needs can be met. Discussion of accommodations/modifications if needed.
Many phone contacts with parents.
Meeting on teams (previously named Problem Solving Teams. We renamed them to Solutions Finding Teams).
Meeting with teachers to help brainstorm ideas for their more difficult students. – less