South Orangetown Central School District

Resolving Concerns

Over the course of the school year, our students may need help with a variety of issues. Here are the pathways to follow for assistance:

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OR BEHAVIOR
1. Teacher >> 2. School Counselor >> 3. Assistant Principal or Principal

MENTAL HEALTH, SOCIAL SUPPORTS OR BASIC NEEDS
1. Student Support Team (School Counselor, Social Worker, Prevention Counselor and/or Psychologist) >> 2. Assistant Principal or Principal >> 3. Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services

SPECIAL EDUCATION
1. Teacher >> 2. Assistant Principal >> 3. Principal >> 4. Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (CLUBS)
1. Advisor >> 2. Assistant Principal >> 3. Principal

ATHLETICS
1. Coach >> 2. Director of Physical Education, Health & Athletics >> 3. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

STUDENT TECHNOLOGY
1. Teacher >> 2. Building Technology Contacts

STUDENT TRANSPORTATION
1. Transportation Office >> 2. Transportation Coordinator >> 3. School Business Administrator

DISTRICT POLICIES
1. Superintendent of Schools >> 2. Board of Education

The Superintendent of Schools may review unresolved issues once they have been addressed through each progressive step of the
appropriate chain of command, as listed above. Decisions are based on Board of Education policy. The Board may also review issues
referred to them by the Superintendent.

Please note that disclosure of student discipline records is prohibited by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).