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Preschool Staff

 


 

 

 

Shona Dave
 
  
 
 
   
                                                             
Mrs. Shona Dave, Social Work
 The social worker supports the social and emotional growth of students through weekly group lessons and regular consultation with the preschool teachers. Additionally, the social worker serves as the parent coordinator for the pre-school program and assists parents and caregivers in addressing concerns related to a child’s social/emotional growth and development, and acts as a liaison between home and school. Our social worker also participates as a member of the screening and play-based assessment team.  
                                                          
SASED Staff Who Also Work with our Students:
 
Erin Epley
Erin Epley, Occupational Therapy
At Winfield School District 34, the occupational therapist collaborates with the preschool team for problem-solving and providing quality programming including promoting developmentally appropriate play, social, and self-care skills, and providing opportunities for fine motor development. The occupational therapist is part of the play-based assessment team and provides services to children with special education eligibility.
 
Lysa Farrell
Lysa Farrell, Physical Therapy

Physical therapy services are available to those students who exhibit mobility deficits that impede their ability to safely and independently access their educational environment. The physical therapist works with students, teachers, and staff to promote and/or make accommodations for students’ optimal physical performance and participation within the educational environment. This may include playground and physical education settings, proper seating and positioning within the classroom, and general mobility throughout the school day.  The physical therapist is part of the play-based assessment team and provides services to children with special education eligibility.