Student Support Services Teachers and Their Collaborative Roles:
Student support services teachers perform an array of collaborative roles, such as those identified below, in order to assist classroom teachers and provide instructional support to students.
|A Learning Support Coach||Provides indirect support to targeted students through direct consultation with the classroom teacher.|
|A Co-Teacher||Co-plans and co-teaches with the classroom teacher to solve a problem or develop a plan of support.|
|A Peer Collaborator||Works together with the classroom teacher to solve a problem or develop a plan of support.|
|A Supportive Teacher||Provides direct instruction or support to individual students or groups of students.|
|An Interventionist||Works within school-wide models (e.g. Response to Intervention and/or Instruction; School-wide Positive Behavior Supports) to provide support at multiple levels and across multiple settings.|