School Psychologist

  • The role of School Psychologists is to work with students to help them be successful academically, socially and emotionally. They accomplish this by working with students directly and by collaborating with educators, parents, and other professionals. School Psychologists are highly trained in psychology and education with emphasis on assessment, mental health, child development, learning styles, behavior, motivation, and effective teaching strategies.

    Starpoint School Psychologists have district-wide responsibilities. These include:

    • Member of the Committee on Special Education (CSE)
    • Section 504 Accommodation Plan Committee Chairperson
    • Member of Regan Intermediate Instructional Support Team (IST)
    • Member of Response to Intervention (RtI) Team
    • Consulting with staff on effective strategies to use with children
    • Completing psychoeducational evaluations
    • Reevaluating each student identified by the Committee on Special Education
    • Conducting parent conferences
    • Maintaining and updating the district Crisis Plan
    • Conducting evaluations for Starpoint students attending parochial or private schools

     

    Jessica Plewinski - School Psychologist

    210-2369