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To the Druid Hills Support Staff Team site. We are here to assist you with resources to support our students and our families. We would like to welcome you all to our comprehensive student support services program.
Establish a safe, respectful, nurturing, and clean environment for all students and staff
A highly qualified, collaborative staff that is supportive, positive, and flexible using a rigorous standard based curriculum
All children can learn
Have high expectations
Challenging students is the key to higher learning
Learning is enhanced when ethical and moral character is expected
Establishing the desire that learning is a life-long journey
Recognizing and nurturing the diversity of our school community
Support Services Vision
DHA challenges each scholar to become an active and contributing member of society.
Student Support Team is a school-based committees charged with helping the school provide all students the opportunity to learn and progress in the general curriculum. The Student Support Team reviews and identifies concerns and serves as a resource for facilitating positive change and/or generating appropriate referrals to other school teams.
Teachers, parents, staff, and students themselves can request the assistance of the Student Support Team. The team uses a collaborative process to assess the needs of students who are struggling academically and/or behaviorally. The process is data-driven with team members reviewing collected evidence to document the concerns and monitor the effectiveness of subsequent interventions.
It is important that the Student Support Team identifies positive goal(s) for the referred student. Specific academic and/or behavioral strategies are recommended that the referring staff member agrees to implement. The implementation plan includes a timeframe for monitoring progress and an evaluation to determine the effectiveness of the plan.
For students who present with health, medical or mental health issues, the team should consider an immediate referral to the appropriate school staff or agency for support.
The Student Support Team process can address such issues as: