These team members include a Chairperson, School Psychologist, and School Social Worker.
SST Chairperson: The CSE chair assigned to City Honors is Melissa Zorn.
School Psychologist: Maria Van Remmen 716-816-4249
The School Psychologist’s role is to assess and evaluate students’ psychological, educational, behavioral, adaptive, and social/emotional functioning, conducts functional behavior assessments and develops behavior intervention (BIP) plans, and assists in the development of IEPs. The School Psychologist also provides psychological counseling services and assists with SST development and implementation of intervention programs.
School Social Worker, Grades 5-8: Elizabeth Dirr 716-816-1599
School Social Worker, Grades 9-12: Andrea Russell 716-816-1598
The School Social Workers collaborate with parents to gather information relating to a student's family and social history, conduct individual and group counseling as indicated on a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP), provide deescalation strategies and emotional support for students in crisis. The School Social Workers also coordinate the Social Academic Instructional Groups (SAIG).