If you suspect that your child may need extra support, contact his/her classroom teacher for more information on the options available to you.
Universal Learning Support System (ULSS): A District-wide practice to provide early and appropriate intervention as determined by the school site based on needs assessment(s). ULSS supports encompass the whole child, and include social-emotional needs, academic needs, and family needs. A ULSS team at BAM is made up of teachers, the principal, special education teachers, a mental health consultant and other designated staff. The team identifies students that need additional support beyond the classroom and address barriers to learning.
Reading Recovery (Room 106): A reading intervention for eligible 1st grade students not meeting grade level benchmarks.
Drop-In After School Homework Program (Ages 5-12): Students will learn good study habits and help gain an understanding of homework assignments. Schools will assign students homework packets and will complete assignments with staff assistance, if needed. No snacks or supplies. Students will need to bring snacks and their own pencils, lined paper and other supplies. This program is free. Program operates during the school year, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 2:30-6:00 p.m., Wednesday 1:30-6:00 p.m.
The Learning Center (B5): A place for additional academic support through the ULSS program.
Family and Child Support Services Provider: Bay Area Children First, a non-profit agency, is our social and emotional health services provider. The focus of this partnership is to provide children, families, teachers and school staff with the necessary mental health supports to achieve academic goals. Our service provider collaborates with staff and families to promote positive school climate and culture.
Before and After School Interventions: In some instances, teachers provide small group instruction outside the school day to targeted students and for specific learning objectives.