Student Support Services Dept.

Roadmap - 10/28/19-11/01/19

IDVA Mission - Building a community of engaged learners.

IDVA Vision - Empowering every student to learn at high levels.

SSS Dept. Mission

The mission of the Student Support Services Department is to engage the student and family system by providing individualized support to empower holistic growth.

SSS Dept. Impact

  • Increase/maintain attendance (class connect + daily plan completion).

SSS. Dept. Group Agreements

  • We will be intentional in our collaborative work with school community members to address students' academic needs.
  • We will proactively identify and support students' individual needs and accomplishments.

SSS Dept. Vision Board

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SSS Dept. - August 2019

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SSS Department Kudos

If you have kudos to share about you or a colleague, send them to Alex.


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Tree got the following email: "I just want you to know how deeply appreciative I am for all of your efforts and communication... Her teachers have been so helpful as well. I'm just so impressed with the IDVA program. Thank you for all you do."


Great job, Tree!


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Email about Bev: "Some kudos to Bev... The new ASR is amazing and is working really well! All the info is in one place when you’re on the phone with the family. Just wanted to say thanks for all the work that went into it!"


Awesome, Bev!


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Lisa received this message: "The Howl looks great this week – and as always! Thank you for the work you do to put all of this together."


Super, Lisa!


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SSS Department Team Building

A weekly Google Slides (Google version of PowerPoint) will have our weekly Ungame question. All you need to do is add a text box to the presentation and answer the question. Take a look at the picture next to this text for more instructions.

When you want a comfort meal, what do you eat… in pic?

Answer the question by adding a text box on the slide. Be sure to add your name to the answer.

Here are your teammates' answers from last week

Weekly Calendar, 10/28-11/01

Monday, 10/28

  • National Chocolate Day
  • MS Qtr 2 last day of onboarding


Tuesday, 10/29

  • National Cat Day

Wednesday, 10/30

  • ISID Block 3 and MS Qtr 2 first day


Thursday, 10/31

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANDRE!!!!


Friday, 11/01

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JENNIFER B.!!!!
  • K5 Cohort 5 onboarding start

Departmental & School Updates

Departmental and school updates will go here when/as needed

Congrats and we'll miss you at IDVA, Jennifer Edwards

Jennifer Edwards is leaving IDVA to pursue an opportunity at our neighbor and fellow-K12 school, Idaho Technical Career Academy!


Jennifer will be missed by IDVA and our SSS Department, but she is next-door, so we'll see her!


Congratulations and good luck on your new endeavor, Jennifer!

Self-Care BINGO

This week's Bingo-ers are: Bev, Loretta, and Tree!!!!


Who is joining us next week?!


Email your completed BINGO on Mondays!

K12 Updates

K12 updates will go here when/as needed


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Reoccuring/Reference Info

This section will be used for reoccurring/repeated info from previous weeks that may be needed for later reference.

Student Computer Troubleshooting Guide

Text Messaging Procedures

SSS Dept. staff have the option to text some families. Review this PowerPoint PRIOR to using text messaging.

Important Reminder: TVS account changes


Fill out this survey (bookmark it for future use) for TVS phone, email, or in-state address changes.


Be sure to fill out the survey completely. To make the correct changes, Leigh Ann needs to know whose addresses and phone numbers need to be changed (e.g. which parent or both or is it the LC; whose phone # and is it the home or cell). She also needs to know the student first and last name along with their student ID# and if they have siblings.

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Time Management Tips

Attached is a Smore with tips and tricks on managing one's time.

Past SSS Dept. Roadmaps

Week of 10/21-10/25: https://www.smore.com/k4e65

Week of 10/14-10/18: https://www.smore.com/4td19

Week of 10/4-10/11: https://www.smore.com/x7ey3

Week of 9/30-10/1: https://www.smore.com/4aq9u

Week of 9/23-9/27: https://www.smore.com/mgdvy

Week of 9/16-9/20: https://www.smore.com/3y6vp

Week of 9/9-9/13: https://www.smore.com/q06cw

Week of 9/2-9/6: https://www.smore.com/hn68e

Start of School Year: https://www.smore.com/pfv2n

High school grad plans

FYI: after much discussion, we will not be using the K12 Grad Plan Tool. PowerSchool, the program where we keep official transcripts, has a Grad Plan Tool option that we will be using so as not to duplicate work. At this point, Kristi Korfanta-Harris, as part of her new role, is getting trained on this process and will set up training for our staff.


More to come.