School Psychologist

  • Mrs. Ashley Genco

    Contact Information:
    Phone: 483-4234
    Email: Ashley.genco@jpsny.org

    What School Psychologists Do:

    Consultation

    • Collaborate with school staff, families, and administrators to find effective solutions to learning and behavior needs.
    • Help others understand child development and how it affects learning and behavior

    Evaluation

    • Evaluate eligibility for special education services including assessments, interviews, and observations
    • Assess academic skills and aptitude for learning
    • Determine social-emotional development and mental health status
    • Evaluate learning environments

    Committees:

    Committee on Special Education (CSE)

    • A team of parents and professionals responsible for determining eligibility, coordinating evaluations, and recommending special education programs or services for students with disabilities.

    Section 504 Committee

    • A team of parents and professionals responsible for determining eligibility for classroom and school accommodations based on a physical or mental health impairment that affects or limits a major life activity.

    Tier Two Team

    • A team of professionals that review behavior concerns and determine how to improve behavior within the school setting.

    Child Study Team 

    • A team of professionals that review a student’s lack of academic progress and assess different intervention strategies to be used in order to promote academic success.