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Youth Development Specialist Role

Public Schools of Robeson County

Indian Education Project

Title VI

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

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • 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.