The Office of Student Services provides systemwide services in school psychology, social work and counseling. Office of Student Services staff members provide assessments of students being referred for special education services, reevaluate identified students with disabilities in accordance with Federal and state regulations, and serve as consultants to schools for instructional issues, behavior management, and social/emotional development. Counseling staff of a comprehensive K-12 counseling program, based on the National Standards for School Counseling Programs. Office of Student services staff members work collaboratively with community agencies to provide assistance to students. School psychologists and social workers/visiting teachers are assigned to schools as itinerant personnel. Counselors are school based.
Arlington Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability. This policy provides equal access to courses and programs, counseling services, physical education and athletics, vocational education, instructional materials and extra-curricular activities. Violations of this policy should be reported to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services at 703-228-6008 or the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at 703-228-6110.