At Risk Programs - Fort Dodge Community School District - Fort Dodge Iowa

At Risk Programs

Academic Behavior Collaboration Supports (ABC Program) - Elementary

The ABC program supports elementary students who are referred for academic assistance and need significant support in reading and/or math.  The students receive individualized or small group skill development or strategies in math and/or reading to continue to progress with grade level peers.

The students who need significant support in interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts with peers/teachers will receive individualized or small group social skills instruction and coping strategies to prevent conflicts, truancy, and/or reduce office referrals. Strategies include, but are not limited to, anger management, coping skills training, social skills training and check and connect weekly progress monitoring for behavioral concerns.

Elementary At-Risk Coordinators:

Diane Arndt                    Duncombe Elementary     

Branwyn Greathouse     Butler Elementary       

Tami Holman                  Butler Elementary             

Donna Krumm                Cooper Elementary

Angie Utley                     Feelhaver Elementary

 

Academic Learning Community (ALC) - Middle School

The ALC will address the academic and behavior needs of students in grades 5-8 who need intensive skill building and strategy instruction. The ALC staff work with students referred for academic assistance and needing significant support in reading and/or math.  Students receive individualized or small group skill development and strategy instruction in math and/or reading to continue to progress with grade level peers.

Students who are referred for behavioral assistance and needing significant support in interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts with peers/teachers receive individualized or small group social skill and coping strategies training to prevent conflicts and/or reduce office referrals.

Middle School Success Center Coordinator:  Stephanie Coble-Day     

 

Intensive Behavior Supports Program - High School

Students who have significant behaviors, absences, have multiple office referrals or who are an adjudicated student may be served by these additional staff. These students experience serious emotional distress and struggle making and maintaining connections with adults at school, negatively impacting academic achievement and social interactions. Should a student need to receive instruction and/or support from an outside program, Fort Dodge Senior High will provide transition services and support to students for a smooth return to the comprehensive high school setting.

High School At Risk Coordinators:

Peg Christensen          At Risk Counselor          574.5772

Lori Degelau                Clinical Social Worker    574.5459

 

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