The Educational Resource Program in the Upper School works with students and faculty as a means of support. For students, the support is centered on arranging individual tutoring and managing Ed-Psych paperwork and accommodations with relevant parties inside and outside of school. With faculty, the support is centered on educating our faculty on the needs of the individual students as well as being a resource for differentiation and classroom strategies. Some of the finer points are listed below.
Prioritize division needs and report to ERP Director and to Division Head
Communicate to ERP Director and Division Head any problems/concerns
Identify targeted professional development and resources that would be helpful for tutors
Provide support for teachers and parents dealing with student concerns
Create and nurture positive relationships with outside professionals
Educate colleagues about learning disabilities and differentiation for students
Seek out information on methodology, research and current trends in remediation, instruction, and support to enhance and improve the quality of student learning and understanding.
Assist in the hiring of tutors
Support and implement a student-centered ERP model
Facilitate students and parents with College Board and ACT guidelines, requirements, and documentation.
Maintain up to date documentation for all ERP students and serve as ERP case manager
Communicate policy and procedures to tutors and teachers.
Administer and report Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement (WJACH) to students as needed.
Provide organizational assistance for students as needed.
Coordinate scheduling of ERP students with tutors and US Schedule Coordinator.
Schedule and attend all conferences involving Ed-psych reports for ERP students.
Summarize educational psychological reports for students’ files and distribute to students’ teachers and advisor
Follow-up with teachers and advisor to see if accommodations recommended by psychologists (or other outside testing source) are understood by teachers and implemented
Interface with student services/guidance.
Provide monthly tutor billing information to Human Resources.
Observe in classrooms and become familiar with the curricular expectation at each grade level.
Observe students in classroom setting, if needed.
Be professional when dealing with students, families, tutors and colleagues.
Avoid gossip, maintain confidentiality, and demonstrate best intentions.
Discuss concerns, questions, or misunderstandings directly with the person involved.
Demonstrate enthusiasm for directing the ERP
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