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STUDENT SUPPORT

Behavior, Social-Emotional & Academic Systems of Support

Otsego Public Schools’ Student Support Services (SSS) team is composed of counselors, social workers, behavioral specialists and a Diagnostic Consultant along with other support personnel. The focus of the SSS team is to help students navigate the social/emotional/behavioral challenges associated with their developmental ages. The SSS team can help students with tangible needs such as clothing, food, and community resources; they can also help with everything from mental health needs to friendship issues.  In addition, our SSS Team can provide academic support and resources to help our students find their own success.

Please reach out with any questions or requests for assistance.

Mrs. Bender - WSE's School Counselor

Angela Bender, CounselorMrs. Bender assists students with academic development, personal/social skills and career development to prepare them for a successful future and provide counsel to children and adolescents.

When children feel good about themselves, they have a much better chance to learn. The counselor tries to help children manage those problems that keep them from being the best learners they can be. Working together, we create safe harbors for children. Learn more below!

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If you see or hear something that threatens student or school safety, say something.

Anyone can report tips confidentially on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools.

Tips can be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Elementary Student Support Team

Angela Bender

Angela Bender

Titles: Counselor
Email:
Katie Glosson

Katie Glosson

Titles: Social Worker
Email:
Sarah Maxwell

Sarah Maxwell

Titles: Social Worker
Email:
Anna Starr

Anna Starr

Titles: Behavioral Health Services Coordinator
Email:
Jen Begeman

Jen Begeman

Titles: Behavioral Health Support Aide
Email:
Sara Djerf

Sara Djerf

Titles: Behavioral Health Support Aide
Email:
Corryn LaFountain

Corryn LaFountain

Titles: Behavioral Health Support Aide
Email: