Student Support Referral Process
The student support meeting is a forum for informationgathering (ELL and Special Education), problem solving,sharing of strategies, developing a plan and formonitoring student progress. This meeting is part of Tier2 support. Referrals to the meeting are made for studentswho do not make progress in Tier 1.
For any student of concern please follow these steps when making areferral to the student support team.
Review the student’s OSR thoroughly and make note of any previousdifficulties, interventions, and ELL history.
Develop and implement classroom strategies using resources such as the
Tier 1 Intervention Chart
Student Support Folder
on theschool Conference.3.Contact parents to discuss concerns and to seek feedback based onprevious experiences.
Forward the name of the student and their class to LST (a beam will besent out a few days in advance asking for any names for the agenda). Thestudent will be brought forward at the bi-weekly support team meetingand the referring teacher must attend.
Prior to the meeting, pick up a
Student Support Consultation Form
from the LST, fill it out as thoroughly as possible and bring it with you.
Bring the student’s OSR to the meeting so that the team can review it asnecessary. It may be helpful to bring samples of student work to themeeting. Please come ready to discuss the interventions you havealready tried.7.During the meeting, the team will problem solve and make suggestionsfor next steps. Possible suggestions include things like:
in-class modification strategies (academic and behavioural)
tailored instructional approaches
an educational assessment
strategies for parents – suggested parent/teacher/student conferences
further referral to a member of our multi-disciplinary team (psychologist,speech/language pathologist, and social worker)8. Parents should be contacted and kept informed as to any changes inprogramming or new strategies put in place.