The Student Support Services Team's role includes serving as an advocate, a coordinator, a consultant, and a liaison between school, home, and the community. Student support staff influence school policies and work to create system change.
The team includes the school nurse, school social worker, and school counselors(s). The school psychologist also works closely with the team. Click the appropriate links in the left-hand column to visit each team member's website.The goal of the Student Support Staff in the Alamance-Burlington School System is to assist our schools in helping students to have positive school experiences by reducing barriers academically, emotionally, and physically.
Our mission is to ensure that all students, regardless of race, religion, national or ethic origin, color, age, disability, socioeconomic status or gender are served equally. We empower students and their families.
The Hawfields' Student Support Services Mission Statement
The Hawfields Middle School Student Support Services Team will address student well-being and alleviate barriers to academic success by: providing necessary supports for all students; developing appropriate interventions; constructing and delivering high-quality staff development; implementing an integrated guidance curriculum; and developing collaborative relationships with community partners and/or stakeholders to further enrich students' global awareness.
Hawfields' Student Support Services Program Goals
By June 2017, students with the targeted group (student with more than 10 absences during the previous school year) will have no more than 3 absences per 9-week period during the 2016-2017 school year.
By June 2017, 95% of our eighth graders will use the Career Key and Road Trip Nation to make connections to colleges and careers on the Naviance program.
By June 2017, 95% of all students will be provided with classroom guidance lessons focusing on diversity and tolerance for the purpose of improving empathy, practicing conflict resolution and advocacy skills and decreasing school ISS/OSS and incidents of bullying.
*In keeping with ethical standards, we keep in confidence personally identifiable information regarding students and/or their family members that has been obtained in the course of professional service; unless disclosure is required or permitted by law or professional standards or is necessary for the personal safety of the student or others.*