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Fallbrook Union ESD |  AR  6164.5  Instruction

Student Success Teams   

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Student success teams (SST) are a key component of the regular and special education programs. The SST process is available to all students in all schools and is encouraged to be used as a form of academic and behavioral intervention.

The student success team shall monitor the student's progress, evaluate the extent to which the recommended strategies have been implemented, and develop additional interventions as needed.

Each student success team shall develop intervention strategies to assist the student. Such strategies may include changes in program placement or instructional methods, recommendation of supplemental educational services, parent/guardian involvement strategies, behavioral interventions, discipline, referrals to other agencies or resources, and/or other appropriate interventions.

Team Membership

Members of student success teams may include:

1. The principal or administrative designee

2. One or more of the student's classroom teachers or former teachers

3. The student's parents/guardians

4. The student if appropriate

5. Resource personnel or specialists, such as a school counselor, psychologist, nurse, special education social worker, probation officer, mental health worker or other person relevant to the student's situation

Team Responsibilities

The principal or administrative designee shall:

1. Schedule meetings and establish meeting procedures

2. Contact parents/guardians and other team members regarding team meetings

3. Consult with appropriate school or district resource personnel

4. Arrange for observation of the student in the problem situation as needed

5. Collect any additional background information necessary to inform team members about the student's strengths and needs

6. Help the student and parents/guardians prepare for the meeting

7. Facilitate the team meetings

8. Ensure that the student's progress is monitored and that follow-up meetings are regularly scheduled


approved: February 20, 2007 Fallbrook, California

reviewed: September 6, 2011