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Meet the Team: Student Support Services

August 24, 2023

I am excited to introduce CA’s Student Support Services Team. Comprised of a Director, Learning Specialists, School Counselors, a Nurse, and an Administrative Assistant, the wellness-focused team supports our campus community by providing programming, services, compassion, and care to our students, parents, staff, and faculty. We are looking forward to a wonderful school year!

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Twanna Monds

Director of Student Support Services

Location: US 229B

  • Director for School Counselors, Learning Support Services personnel, and Nurse across grades 6-12.
  • Oversees the development and coordination of activities and communication involving student support services, curriculum, advisory placement, advisory support, and student health and wellness across grades 6-12
  • Collaborates with Mental Health, Wellness, SEL, and Learning professionals in the community to manage cases and receive updates on techniques, treatments, and referrals.
  • Provides parents, employees, and students with support with training, workshops, and resources with information on various services.
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Emily McClintock

Nurse

Location: MS 102 and US Main office

  • Provides acute and chronic healthcare services to students and employees.
  • Provides staff education regarding responding to medical emergencies and pertinent regulatory guideline updates.
  • Consults with the administration on policies involving student health issues.
  • Collects, reviews, and maintains student health information.
  • Communicates necessary health information to faculty and parents.
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Nancy Barrientos

Upper School Learning Specialist, Grades 10-12

Locations: US 229C

  • Develops, reviews, and maintains learning accommodation plans for students in grades 10-12.
  • Acts as a direct support resource to parents of students with learning differences in grades 10-12 and coordinates referrals for evaluation and reevaluation processes.
  • Collaborates with area professionals and faculty to support students and acts as a resource to faculty on learning about the characteristics of learning differences and implementing student accommodations.
  • Provides direct services and intervention strategies to faculty regarding unidentified students who are experiencing academic difficulties.
  • Works one-on-one with students and in groups with identified students to foster academic success.
  • Manages applications for testing accommodations with College Board (PSAT, SAT, AP) and ACT.
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Crystal Bozeman

MS Learning Specialist, Grades 6 – 9

Locations: MS 132 & US 206

  • Oversees the development, review, explanation, communication, and maintenance of accommodation plans for students in grades 6-9.
  • Supports faculty in addressing specific learning needs of students in grades 6 – 9 with diagnosed learning differences.
  • Provides direct services in the larger classroom setting to students and coordinates referrals for outside support, referrals for testing, and the implementation of support in response to documented learning differences.
  • Acts as a resource for faculty regarding unidentified students experiencing academic difficulty.
  • Collaborates with teachers, parents, and outside professionals to promote student success.
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Kelly Wiebe

Upper School Counselor, Grades 9-12

Locations: US 229A

  • Meets with students to provide social and emotional support.
  • Assists parents and teachers in understanding and responding to the developmental levels of students.
  • Collaborates with Deans, Lead Advisors, and Grade Level Leaders on social-emotional learning.
  • Acts as a resource and referral to outside agencies as needed; coordinates care with outside professionals.
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Katie Levinthal

Middle School Counselor, Grades 6-8

Locations: MS 101

  • Meets with Middle School students individually and in groups to provide social and emotional counseling.
  • Collaborates with Middle School Advisory Leads, Deans, Learning Specialists, and the Director of Student Support Services to develop and implement social-emotional curriculum in grades 6-8.
  • Coordinates with Deans, Learning Specialists, School Counselors, and the Director of Student Support Services to bridge student’s transition from 8th grade to 9th grade.
  • Participates in discussions with Counselors and/or Administration about broad school climate issues that significantly impact students’ experience in our learning community.
  • Analyzes how survey data is utilized to inform and guide SEL programming and how our school responds to trends or major events affecting student wellbeing.
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Britt Carducci

Administrative Assistant to Counselors

Locations: US 238

  • Provides the Student Services team with organizational, communications, and other behind-the-scenes support.
  • Provides administrative, data management and communications support to the College Counseling team.
  • Helps keep things running smoothly so that our Student Services Team and Counselors can focus on our students!

Written by Twanna Monds, Director of Student Support Services

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