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Services for Parents and Guardians

ALPS serves district-identified students through a multi-tiered system of support.

The purpose of ALPS identification is for NVUSD to assist teachers with advanced learners who may not have all their learning needs met in the classroom.  Every student is required to learn their grade level standards. Once they have learned them, it's important for them to have opportunities to keep moving forward.  Our goal is to provide support to teachers and schools so that every student is challenged and makes significant progress during each school year.

The Student Success Team (SST) is an early intervention process that brings together the student, parent/guardian, teachers and administrators to identify student needs and develop an improvement plan to address those needs. School staff can request an SST meeting for individual students.  If parents feel that an SST is needed, they can contact their school ALPS Lead, who will request an SST meeting.   The outcome of the SST meeting provides school staff with recommendations and strategies to support and challenge the students in the local school.   

Scheduling an SST

  1. Parents should let the teacher or ALPS Lead know if they would like to schedule an SST.
  2. The teacher or ALPS Lead can notify the ALPS Office and relay the student needs, parent concerns, and teacher perspective.
  3. Once the ALPS Coordinator has this information, an SST will be scheduled.

ALPS Planning Guide for SST Conferences


2019 ALPS Annual Open House


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