• North Allegheny's school psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents/guardians, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.

    School Psychologists work with students, parents/guardians, and staff to:

    • Increase achievement by assessing barriers to learning and determining the best instructional strategies to improve learning
    • Identify and address learning and behavior problems that interfere with school success
    • Evaluate eligibility for special education services (within an evaluation team)
    • Support students' social, emotional, and behavioral health
    • Make referrals and help coordinate community support services
    • Identify and resolve academic barriers to learning
    • Design and implement student progress monitoring systems
    • Design and implement academic and behavioral interventions
    • Support effective individualized instruction
    • Collect and analyze data related to school improvement, student outcomes, and accountability requirements
    • Coordinate the delivery of services to students and their families in and outside of school
    • Help students transition to and from school and community learning environments, such as residential treatment or approved private school programs


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