Student Support Services includes a number of support for students within the Alexandria Public School System.
SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES
Special education services are available to address the needs of students with disabilities who are in need of specialized instruction.
Early Childhood Special Education Services for birth through the entrance into kindergarten.
Special education services in categorical areas three years through 21 years.
TITLE I SERVICES
A federal program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) provides funding for local education agencies (LEAs) and schools, with high numbers or percentages of children from low-income families, in order to ensure that all children meet challenging academic standards.
504 SERVICES (Rehabilitation act)
Accommodations and modifications for individuals with disabilities who need access to education under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (34 C.F.R. Part 105).
ENGLISH LEARNERS (EL)
Services to students who are learning the English language and to provide access to high-quality education within the school system. A variety of services are available within the district.
STUDENTS IN TRANSITION (Homeless McKinney Vento)
Resources for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness. The McKinney-Vento Act sets high priorities for keeping students at their school of orgin by eliminating enrollment barriers and providing support for school attendance.
Health services are provided district-wide as a comprehensive approach to preventing and addressing student health problems that interfere with learning. The services are managed by a licensed school nurse with advice from other student support service members, administrators, teachers, parents, and community partners.
ALTERNATIVE DELIVERY OF SPECIALIZED INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES (ADSIS)
Services to provide instruction to assist students who need additional academic or behavioral support to succeed in the general educational environment. The goal is to provide support early to struggling students.
Student Support Services
1410 South McKay Ave., Ste 201
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-762-2141 ext. 4297
Student Support Services Staff
- Sara Richards, Asst Director of Student Support Services
- Melissa Bright, Licensed School Nurse
- Rose Krick, Administrative Assistant