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Education Support Services

Educational Support Services (E.S.S.) provides clinical support services to children, youth, parents and teachers in the St. James-Assiniboia School Division.  Our professional team includes: Speech/Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Reading Clinicans, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and a Behaviour Intervention Team. It also includes both the Indigenous Education and English as an Additional Language teams, which provide support in the areas of curriculum and instruction to all divisional staff.


Objectives of Educational Support Services

  • To meet the needs of children in the learning process
  • To provide intervention on an individual, family and small group basis
  • To assist in the early identification of children with special needs, and social, emotional, learning and communicating concerns
  • To assist teaching staff and parents to provide an environment which enhances learning
  • To provide workshops and inservicing for school staff, other professionals, and parents with respect to children's learning, social and emotional difficulties
  • To foster interagency cooperation and partnerships with community-based services

Professional Development Opportunities 

Please see below for a list of Professional Development Opportunities for the 2016-2017 school year available to both SJASD and out of Division employees:

​DATETIME​WORKSHOP​LOCATION​
​February 15, 2017​9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.​Mental Health PromotionUMPR​
​March 1 and 2, 2017​9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.​NVCI Training (Administrators)​UMPR
​March 8, 2017​9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.​Beyond the Hurt​UMPR