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Minnewasta School
Resource

Teachers: Mrs. Kroetsch and Mrs. Murray

At Minnewasta School, the child, parents/guardians, and the classroom teacher make up the core team. The core team is supported by the resource teacher through a consultative –collaborative model. Resource teachers may support teachers, parents/guardians, and students in the following ways:

  • Support and assist the classroom teacher in planning & developing appropriate learning opportunities for all students
  • Respond to classroom teacher's request for involvement and consult to clarify concerns, strengths, and strategies attempted in regards to student needs
  • Provide short-term intervention sessions through various means such as co-teaching and modelling lessons
  • Observe and assess student(s) both formally and informally
  • Monitor the implementation of student support plans and progress
  • Consult and make formal referrals to support services, both within the division and community (e.g. SLP, OT/PT, Audiology, How Does Your Engine Run, and Children's disABILITY)
  • May act as case manager (facilitate meetings, develop IEPs/BIPs in consultation with classroom teachers as necessary, maintain student resource files)
  • Participate in IEP and other team meetings
  • In consultation with school administrator, assign & coordinate EA timetables, orient & train EAs​