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The Dept of Student Services is an integral part of the educational process. The Dept's primary focus is to remove barriers to student learning & student achievement. Staff address issues through prevention & intervention strategies to help students overcome learning challenges & to achieve higher academic levels. 
 

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

Point of Contacts for Student Services programs:

Ms. Tracey Cottman

  • Bullying & Harassment
  • College & Career Readiness
  • Homeless--F.I.T. (Families in Transition)
  • Transportation for Special Services
  • PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Support)
  • Learning Support Services
  • Dual Enrollment
  • School Counseling Services
  • Minority Achievement
  • Parent Outreach
  • School Climate
 
Miss Chari Jones
 
  • Home & Hospital
  • Truancy Reduction Program
  • Home Instruction (HomeSchooling)
  • Parent Outreach
  • School Climate
  • School Counseling Services
  • Naviance

 

Ms. Rachel Abbott-Gray

  • Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education)
  • School-Based Mental Health
  • Family Navigation
  • Parent Outreach
  • School Climate
  • Learning Support Services 

 

Policies & 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