Indicator 7

Support services for identified students, including special education, Section 504 of the ADA, and English language learners, have an adequate number of certified/licensed personnel and support staff who:

What to Look for:

  • collaborate with all teachers, counselors, targeted services, and other support staff in order to achieve the school's 21st century learning expectations
  • provide inclusive learning opportunities for all students
  • perform ongoing assessment using relevant data, including feedback from the school community, to improve services and ensure each student achieves the school’s 21st century learning expectations
    • special education teachers provide support to mainstream teachers by meeting with them on a regular basis
    • teachers are provided with training on how to utilize support services to benefit students (e.g., how to refer a student for testing, counseling, etc.)