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    School Nurse | Family Support Team | Bilingual Support | Resource/Special Needs Services


    Family Support Team

    The Family Support Worker provides numerous services to students and their families. Family Support Workers are skilled in working with diverse cultural needs, assisting families in crisis and acting as an added bridge between school and home to facilitate student success.

    Our Family Support Worker can help with needs such as assisting with food, clothing, transportation help, cultural adjustment, attendance, behavior support for students.

    Safia Nur is our Family Support Worker.

    ssnur@seattleschools.org


    Bilingual Support

    West Seattle Elementary provides bilingual support for English Language Learners at all stages of progress.

    Our Bilingual team supports students who have been integrated into regular classrooms. The Bilingual team provides includes fluent speakers of Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese and helps assist in school-home communication. The team targets specific skills students need to become proficient in English and provides assistance in all areas of academic need.


    Resource/Special Needs Services

    Students with special needs are supported by caring and experienced group of support staff.

    West Seattle Elementary provides a variety of services, such as Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy, a special education teacher to support mainstreamed students, a speech therapist, a full-time counselor and a school nurse.