Somerset County School District

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The Department of Student Services is an integral part of the educational process. The Department's primary focus is to remove barriers to student learning and student achievement. The staff addresses issues through prevention and intervention strategies in order to help students overcome learning challenges and to achieve higher academic levels.


Student Services also assists schools in maintaining safe and nurturing school environments. The Student Services staff is committed to providing direct case-management services to students and families experiencing academic, social or emotional problems. The Student Services umbrella includes school counseling, health services, psychological services, special education, alternative education, health education and other programs such as home schooling, dropout prevention and S.T.P. (Somerset Transitional Program).

Policies and guidelines associated with Student Services can be found on the Board of Education Policy Website. Specific forms associated with these policies can be downloaded using the links below:

The Intervention Program housed at Marion Sarah Peyton Adult & Alternative Learning Center is part of the Student Services Division.

For more information contact:
Ms. Tracey Cottman
Supervisor of Student Svcs
(410) 621-6239
Miss Chari Jones
Coordinator of Student Svcs
(410) 621-6269
Ms. Rachel Abbott-Gray
Project AWARE Coordinator
(410) 621-6232
Mrs. Bridget Wilson
Administrative Associate I
(410) 621-6257