Notre Dame’s Reading Specialist & Supportive Consultant: Sarah Patterson firstname.lastname@example.org
READING SPECIALIST ROLE
Our Reading Resource department supports, supplements and extends classroom teaching, and works collaboratively to implement a quality reading and phonics program that is research-based and meets the needs of our students. We integrate the Wilson Reading and Fundations Phonics programs in our classrooms.
SUPPORTIVE CONSULTANT ROLE
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We at Notre Dame have a staff member designated as a Supportive Consultant to work with and assist students and staff with students educational needs. The following is a list of her role and responsibilities.
- Provide identified assistance to students of need (academic, behavioral, social, other) as determined by a GRACE SCHOOLS SERVICE PLAN.
- Oversee completion and distribution to parents of new and revised Teacher and GRACE Student Service Plans in collaboration with the classroom teacher(s). As needed, include listing of accommodation and modification recommendations.
- Attend IEP, Service Plan, and Supportive Consultation meetings as warranted.
- Be the Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY) Site Coordinator.
- Be the Odyssey (computer based learning) Site Coordinator.
WISCONSIN CENTER FOR ACADEMICALLY TALENTED YOUTH
For high achieving GRACE students, there is an opportunity to participate in the Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY). Students participating in WCATY classes offered through GRACE will not be charged a fee.
WCATY is offered four times throughout the school year for GRACE 5th-8thgrade students scoring a 95% or higher percentile ranking in the subject areas of Reading and Language Usage on their most recent MAP assessment. A student scoring in the 90-94% Percentile Ranking in Reading and Language Usage can be eligible based on a school team decision.