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Student Support Services

The mission of the Student Support Services Department is to enhance student success and achievement by assisting school districts and charter schools in building safe, supportive school and engaging communities. To that end, the department focuses on the promotion of strategies to strengthen school connectedness, teach and reinforce positive behaviors, foster conflict resolution, respond quickly to individual needs and circumstances, promote health and well-being, and re-engage disenfranchised youth; through high-quality professional development, technical assistance, targeted services, and the dissemination of current and relevant research-based information and resources.

The Student Support Services Department is organized into two primary units: