Student Services at AAS is a comprehensive department that consist of College and Student Counseling, Social Workers, Pastoral Coordinators and Hallway Supervisors. The student services department supports all students’ academic, social and emotional well-being.
The College and Student Counseling department overarching goal is:
- Career and College Readiness Curriculum- Foster a deeper appreciation and understanding of the importance of attending university. To better understand the richer options and opportunities available to them. The college counselor will host College Fairs, PSAT and SAT Testing opportunities numerous times throughout the year and overseeing the Advance Placement program at AAS.
- Academic Development-Meet routinely with every student to create an Individualized 4-year Learning Plan (ILP) which will help to track the academic attainments and growth, planning for life after high school.
- Middle to High School Transition Program- Pastoral, parents incoming grade 9 students to outline the supports that will be provided or each student as when they enter high school.
The Pastoral Department is instrumental in ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the middle and high school sections are structured and sound. The department also ensures the orderly flow of student movement, monitoring all attendance, ensuring our exam setting is setup for optimal student success and ensuring students adhere to the behavioral expectations for all students.
Recent research reveals that there has been a dramatic rise in the number of children with special educational needs (SEN), so it is essential to have staff knowledgeable of supporting our children with the most needs. Our Social Worker Team are dedicated to ensuring the academic, social and emotional well-being of our students are maximized. The Social Workers work with the instructional staff to create, implement and monitor the Individualized Education Plans, Behavior Plans and Support Plans.