Title

Building Student Assistance Teams: Improving Student Achievement

Location

Harborside Center

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Strand #2

Social & Emotional Skills

Relevance

This workshop relates to both the "head" and "heart" strands due to the necessity of addressing the whole child when determining interventions for the whole child.

Brief Program Description

This workshop will provide a model for providing a Comprehensive School Counseling Program will serve as a catalyst for improving student achievement. This workshop is appropriate for K - 12 educators; specifically Administrators and School Counselors.

Summary

This presentation will provide a framework for working with student support personel to increase student achievment. School administrators and counselors can work together with other student support personnel to develop a team that is focused on student growth and intervention. Tools for monitoring progress and intervention will be provided.

Evidence

Based on the ASCA National Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs, the model has proven effective in increasing student achievment and reducing achievment gaps.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Mrs. Kopec currently serves as an Elementary Principal in Onslow County Schools. She has worked in the field of education for over 20 years. Prior to that, she served as an Adolescent Program and Prevention Specialist. She has presented at numerous national, state, and local conferences.

Ms. Atkins currently serves as an Elementary School Counselor in Onslow County Schools. She has over 20 years of experience as a School Counselor. She has presented at many state and local conferences. She currently serves as the Eastern Region Vice-President for the NC School Counselor Association.

Keyword Descriptors

Achievement, Growth, Gap-Reduction, Counseling, Intervention

Presentation Year

2016

Start Date

3-8-2016 4:00 PM

End Date

3-8-2016 5:30 PM

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Building Student Assistance Teams: Improving Student Achievement

Harborside Center

This workshop will provide a model for providing a Comprehensive School Counseling Program will serve as a catalyst for improving student achievement. This workshop is appropriate for K - 12 educators; specifically Administrators and School Counselors.