Guam Department of Education - Student Support Services Division

Guam Department of Education - Student Support Services Division

Phone: 671-300-1623/24
Types of Services Offered: Counseling Services, Support Services
Category: Government Local


Student Support Services Division (SSSD) will support all public schools in the areas of behavioral assessment, counseling, identification, and support of students eligible under Section 504, and truancy prevention.  In addition, Student Support Services Division will provide district-wide guidance with Board Policies and Standard Operating Procedures governing behavior and safety.

Note: Data for this listing was compiled from online sources by UOG social work students enrolled in SW110 Introduction to Community Services on Guam classes (Sections 1 and 2) in the spring semester of 2017.

Services Offered:


·      Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Student Support Services Division (SSSD) to all 41 schools and educational programs at DYA, DAP, and Rays of Hope.
·      Develop a systematic process across the district for identifying and managing 504 cases.
·      Network with outside agencies/organizations to create a safe and conducive learning environment for all 41 schools and educational programs at DYA, DAP, and Rays of Hope.
·      Keep students healthy, safe, and ready to learn.
·      1;4       To ensure all 41 schools have a certified School Counselor.
·      1;4       To establish a job description for the School Counselor position.
·      1;4       To establish a job description for School Attendance Officers to include Special Deputy Marshals as reflected in the law.
·      3;3;4    To decrease the number of discipline referrals and incidents by 5% per year.
·      3;3;4    To increase the attendance rate by 2% per year.
·      1;5        Fully adopt and implement in all schools the Guam Comprehensive School Counselor Program K-12.
·      1;2;4     To provide training to teachers and administrators regarding Section 504 services.
·      1;3;4     To completely review and revise the Student Procedural Assistance Manual.

·      1;3;4     To review and update 400 series Board Procedures.
·      1;3;4     To review and update all 1200 Standard Operating Procedures.
·      1;3;4     To fully implement the School Crime Stoppers Program in all 41 schools, DYA, Drug and Alcohol Program, and Rays of Hope

Christopher Anderson


Children, Teens, Adults

Counseling Services

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