Academic Inclusion Office
Under the direction of Mrs. Juanita Chauvin, the Office of Academic Support Services provides academic guidance and assistance to students with learning differences. Since parents are the primary educators of their children, the Office of Academic Support Services works closely with parents to identify their student's areas of strength and areas of academic concern. In addition, the Office of Academic Support Services collaborates with both parents and teachers to create a team approach to meet the learning needs of the student.
Help Parents Find Expert Advice:
Here is a great new resource for parents called Understood.org, which offers free daily access to experts. From homework tips and ideas for supporting teachers to improving behavior and self-esteem, there's a trusted expert for parents to chat with at Understood.org. These experts are recognized professionals in their fields — they are teachers, reading specialists, doctors, child psychologists, neurologists and more.
Parents can connect with experts through:
- Live chats and webinars
- Understood's Facebook and Twitter Pages
- The Weekend Wisdom Group on Understood.org
Understood.org is a place that parents can get the expert assistance that they need! Here is the link: http://www.understood.org.
Parents of students with disabilities needing STEP Plan minor adjustments, including those who had an IEP or 504 Plan in middle school, should make requests to the Academic Inclusion Office in the Counseling Office: [email protected]
All minor adjustments require appropriate advance notice to avoid delay in services. Please discuss approved minor adjustments with Mrs. Chauvin and/ or teachers so we can work together to ensure your student’s access and success at Bishop Alemany HS.