The Pupil Services Department works within the District to promote the success of all students. The department coordinates specialized programs and services for special education as well as guidance, school health, and therapists for students age three to 21. If you have questions about special education or other services, please contact the Pupil Services Office at 920-755-3156.
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Programs and Services:
School Counseling Mission:
The School District of Mishicot will ensure the development and delivery of a comprehensive school counseling program by school counselors, teachers, administrators, parents, and our invested community fostering that student growth in academic, career and personal/social domains.
School Counseling Beliefs:
- All students can achieve and meet high standards that will result in college and career readiness.
- Our comprehensive guidance program will be developed and delivered by all for all.
- Student achievement is maximized by participating in a comprehensive school counseling program which collaborates with key stakeholders in the community.
- Data must be gathered, analyzed and translated into goals that guide the development of our comprehensive school counseling program that supports student growth in academic, career and personal/social domains.
- The School Counseling Programs at the school district of Mishicot will be developed according to the ethical and developmental standards established by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction as well as the American School Counselor Association.
To find more information about our guidance department, please visit your school's homepage and click on the guidance link on the left hand side.
Early Childhood Screening
The Early Childhood Screening process is conducted annually to assist parents in assessing potential developmental delays for all school district resident children between the ages of 2 ½ and 3 ½.
English as a Second Language (ELL)
Students in need of English as a Second Language services are assessed using the state-mandated ACCESS for ELL test to determine their current level of language acquisition. This testing helps to determine what supports are needed for students in the classroom.
Homebound Instruction is designed to provide limited school-based academic services to students who are not able to attend school as a result of an illness or injury. A full copy of the District policy on Homebound Instruction can be found in Policy 2412 Homebound Instruction.
In accordance with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, "The Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program's major responsibility is to implement the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act. Homeless children and unaccompanied youth must have access to public school educational programs and services that allow them to meet the same challenging state academic standards to which all students are held." For more information about Education for Homeless Children and Youth please see Policy 5111.01 Homeless Students.
The Department of Pupil Services office coordinates the District's efforts to promote equality of participation for all students access all school district curriculum and activities. For more information about Pupil Nondiscrimination please see Policy 2260 Nondiscrimination and Access to Equal Educational Opportunity.
Pupil records are maintained consistent with state and federal pupil records statutes and prohibit disclosure of most pupil records without written consent of parent or adult student.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973) Services:
Section 504 school based-services are available for any student with a documented mental or physical impairment, which substantially limits one or more major life activities (i.e. caring for one’s self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and working)
Special Education provides a variety of services to students with disabilities in compliance with all federal and state regulations related to services of identified students. Student eligibility for special education services, including speech, occupational, or physical therapies, is identified through the District's special education referral process.
School Nursing Services
The School Nurse evaluates and assesses health needs of students and school district staff. The School Nurse also prepares health care plans and supervises the implementation of required health care procedures for identified medically involved school district students.
School Psychological Services
The School Psychologist works collaboratively with staff, students, and families to improve the educational experience for all students. The School Psychologist evaluates students referred for special education, Section 504, and non-special education purposes. The School Psychologist also serves as a resource person to the school district in the areas of psycho-educational development of individual students, student assessment, gifted and talented, Section 504, and parent education needs.