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Roles and Responsibilities

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Title VI

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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