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Learning Support Services

Learning Support Services is an interdisciplinary team of divisional specialists within the operating context of Brandon School Division.  The primary function of Learning Support Services is to provide support for schools in their work to facilitate, enhance, and accelerate each student's academic, social, emotional, and physical growth.

Support is provided through two major, inter-related service areas: Learning Support Services (LSS) Specialists in Curriculum and in Student Services.  

Curriculum Learning Support Specialists

Curriculum Learning Support Specialists provide support to schools and teachers to enhance and enrich all instructional practices in the provision of differentiated learning environments for all students.  The primary focus is on academic achievement and development.

Curriculum Support Specialists include:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Physical Education/Health
  • English as an Additional Language
  • French Language
  • Technology in Learning
  • Indigenous Education
  • Assessment, Evaluation and Research

Student Support Specialists

Student Support Specialists serve on interdisciplinary teams to assist students, families, and school personnel in meeting the individual social needs of students.  Student Support Services are available to students at each grade level.  A team is assigned to each school within the Division through the Collaborative Learning Community of Schools organization.

Student Support Services include:

  • Indigenous Elder
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Speech/Language Pathologists
  • Indigenous Education Counsellor
  • Attendance Counsellor

Most Learning Support Services personnel maintain offices at the Brandon School Division Administration Office and conduct the majority of their work in the schools. For more information, please contact your child's school directly. 

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