- Category: School Psychology
The Hiawatha Valley Education District employs 17 School Psychologists, who are shared among the 18 member districts. Their individual assignments are dependent upon the district's student population.
The School Psychologists' roles in their districts are multifaceted. Their training and expertise lies in many areas and includes, but is not limited to, the following: counseling individuals as well as groups; administering psycho-educational evaluations; consulting with parents and teachers regarding academic and/or behavior concerns; teaching effective education topics in classrooms; and conducting in-services on topics such as child development, special education services, learning disabilities, communication, and behavior management.
School Psychologists work directly with children, teachers, administrators, and parents providing vital services to enhance the lives and education of children, their families and our communities.