Gettysburg Student Assistance Team

What is the Student Assistance Team?

The Student Assistance Team (S.A.T.) is a team consisting of teacher, administrators, school counselors, and other support personal. The purpose of this organization is to address four areas of concern in student life: attendance, academics, behavior and school health.

Examples of concern
    failing classes
    high absenteeism and tardiness
    anger and violence
    discipline problems
    physical illness
    alcohol and drug problems

The Student Assistance Team can help!

Mission Statement and Goals

The mission of the Student Assistance Team is to provide assistance and intervention for students at risk of failing to reach their potential in the areas of attendance, academics, behavior and school health.

The goals of the Student Assistance Team are to

assist young people dealing with at-risk behaviors
provide essential links to social and state services

Referral Procedures

Referrals can be made by

    members of the community
    all school personnel

A referral may be made in person or via a locked referral box available in the main office

What Happens After a Referral is Made to the Student Assistance Team

Further information is gathered and a Student Assistance Team meeting is held to determine and appropriate plan of action.

Examples of Possible Recommendations

    have a conference with the student
    have a conference with a parent or guardian
    develop a Student Assistance Team contract
    refer the student to the school counselor
    refer the student for testing
    provide information on community resources to the student

All Gettysburg School District Staff have been trained for the Student Assistance Team with new staff being trained as needed.

Gettysburg School District
100 East King Avenue
Gettysburg SD 57442

605 765 2436

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