(CST) a team of educators that meets to discuss concerns with a child’s school performance. This team is a pre-referral step for evaluation in special education. Also known student study team (SST) teacher assistance team (TAT)
a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who identify and support students with disabilities
a regular education process designed to make preliminary modifications within the regular education program of a student not succeeding in class.
The Child Study Team is a multidisciplinary team that meets to collect and review information about students who are referred for learning and/or behavioral concerns.
A team made up of guidance counselors, administrator, social worker, teacher, speech pathologist, school psychologist and staffing specialist who meet weekly to decide strategies and interventions that can help teachers and parents both in the class room and at home. This team provides the school with a unified approach to solving student problems and assessing student needs. It is a planned time to discuss strategies for dealing with specific concerns and/or to meet with parents to discuss problems of mutual concern.
A group made up of professionals from different disciplines, parents, and the student, if appropriate, which meets to determine if the student is eligible for special education and in need of special services.