• ROLES OF THE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
     
    Grades K-2
    •Serve as strong advocate/positive role model 
    •Monitor attendance of all Indian students 
    •Make home visits when necessary 
    •Send correspondence to parents 
    •Make telephone calls for attendance daily 
    •Individual supplemental counseling/support when necessary 
    •Monitor and collect Indian Education 506 forms 
    •Parent, teacher, administrative conferences 
    •Make referrals to community agencies when necessary 
    •Identify and recruit positive Indian role models as resource persons
     
     
    Grades 3 - 6
     
    •Tutoring groups in reading 
    •Group supplemental counseling/support 12:00 noon - 3:15 p.m.
    •Monitor attendance of all Indian students 
    •Make home visits when necessary 
    •Send correspondence to parents 
    •Make telephone calls for attendance daily 
    •Monitor and collect Indian Education 506 forms 
    •Parent, teacher, administrative  conferences 
    •Make referrals to community agencies when necessary 
    •Work on incentive program 
    •Conduct a craft workshop, if possible 
    •Recruit students for Summer Enrichment Camp & Indian Education Resource Center Reading Camp   
    •Prepare/submit project reports 
    •Attend monthly staff meetings
     
    Grades 7-8
    •Group supplemental counseling/support 
    •Monitor attendance of all Indian students 
    •Make home visits when necessary 
    •Send correspondence to parents 
    •Make telephone calls for attendance daily 
    •Individual counseling when necessary 
    •Monitor and collect Indian Education 506 forms 
    •Parent, teacher, administrative conferences 
    •Make referrals to community agencies when necessary 
    •Monitor attendance of all Indian students 
    •Work on incentive program 
    •Conduct a craft workshop if possible 
    •Recruit for Summer Enrichment Camp - Indian Education Resource Center Reading Camp               
    •Prepare/submit project reports 
    •Attend monthly staff meeting 
    •Identify and recruit positive Indian role models as resource persons 
    •Tutoring groups in reading 
    •NASA/AISES Clubs 
     
    Grades 9-12
     
    •Monitor attendance of all Indian students 
    •Individual/group/supplemental/counseling/support/when necessary 
    •Make home visits when necessary 
    •Make telephone calls for attendance daily 
    •Send correspondence to parents 
    •Monitor and collect Indian Education 506 forms 
    •Parent, teacher, administrative conferences 
    •Make referrals to community agencies when necessary 
    •Work on incentive program 
    •Conduct a craft workshop 
    •Organize/sponsor NASA/AISES Club meeting once a month after school 
    •Recruit students for the "SAT" Prep Classes 
    •Recruit students for: AISES Program 
    ◦N.C. Indian Youth UNITY Conference 
    ◦National Indian Youth UNITY Conference 
    ◦Broyhill Leadership Conference
    •Identify/schedule positive Indian role models as resource persons 
    •Recruit from official drop-out list for 1)  re-entry to regular school or 2) enrollment in an alternative program 
    •Prepare/submit project reports 
    •Attend monthly staff meetings 
    •Supplemental Indian student advisement for college entry/high school course selection 
    •Coordinate with guidance division financial aid/applications for post secondary training and education
     
    NOTE:  Youth Development Specialist are employed during Summer Enrichment Camp.