Support Services Overview
The Student Support Services Department (SSSD) is located in the Education Service Center at 1200 N. Chester Ave. This department supports the school sites in handling unusual student issues such as academic and behavior problems, and related special education issues, promotion/retention issues, health issues, homeless/foster care issues, general assessment and evaluation, and school attendance issues. The SSSD coordinates the special education programs, the School Attendance Review Board (SARB), Section 504 assessments, psychological services, speech-language pathology services, nursing services, and general assessment services which include the state testing programs (Standardized Testing and Reporting program, state Physical Fitness test). This department also acts as the district liaison with outside agencies in matters such as mental and physical health.