Author: iLEAD Student Support

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and May 10-14 is Student Mental Health Week. Mental health is essential to our overall health and well-being. Please read and share the resourcesRead More

10 Things You Can Do for Your Mental Health

Since May is Mental Health Month, we wanted to share some things you can do to take care of your mental health. 1. Value yourself 2. Take care of yourRead More

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Educational App Store

The Educational App Store offers age-appropriate curriculum-relevant apps for your learner. The apps are teacher reviewed and cover multiple subjects areas. This is a great resource to support learning forRead More

Legislative Meetings

Each year, new bills affecting education in California are introduced. The latest, AB 1316, is currently making its way through the California State Legislature. As voters and constituents, you haveRead More

Upcoming Events

Counselor Office Hours

Behavior Support Resources

Our behavior support team has put together a couple of resources around reinforcement and using visuals. These resources can be found on our Student Support website. You can also clickRead More


FunBrain is a website that has several interactive games, books, videos, and more to keep your learner engaged and learning. You can browse by grade and search through all kindsRead More

National Geographic for Kids

National Geographic has awesome videos with cool mind games and quizzes for kids to play and enjoy. They have lots of animal videos about mammals and reptiles, and even aRead More

Parent Resources from our SELPA

The El Dorado Charter SELPA has a variety of resources available for parents on their website. This includes information on parent rights, understanding the IEP process, and even some helpfulRead More

Testing Anxiety – Preparing for State Testing

What is Testing Anxiety? While it’s completely normal to feel a bit nervous before a test, some learners find test anxiety debilitating. Racing thoughts, inability to concentrate, or feelings ofRead More

State Testing Resources

Most of our learners will be taking the CAASPP remotely this year. Click here to check out the family resources available to help you and your learner better prepare forRead More

Supporting Your Teenagers

Our Student Support team has put together some webinars discussing mental health, transitioning from middle school to high school, and graduation. We hope these webinars will benefit you and yourRead More

Homeschool/Distance Learning Webinar

Distance learning can be a challenge for our learners and families. This webinar provides some helpful tips for learning at home!    

No Student Support Services on Feb. 25 & 26

February 25 and 26 will be used as professional development days for our Student Support staff. No IEP services with our iLEAD staff will be taking place on those twoRead More

Student Support Spotlight: School Psychologists

Our school psychologists have been a huge asset to our Student Support team and have done an amazing job throughout distance learning. Jenny Palacios Jenny was born and raised inRead More

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Counseling Page Added to Student Support Website

Please visit the new counseling page on our Student Support website! The Student Support counseling team meets learners’ needs on a social-emotional level through groups, guidance lessons, Lunch Bunches, resources,Read More

Resources for At-Home Learning

iLEAD Schools and Maker Learning Network have put together a website full of resources for you to access for your learners: Homeschooling Answers. On this website, you will find curriculumRead More

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Reinforcement: What, How and When

What is a Reinforcer? Reinforcement is a procedure in which an environmental event occurs after a behavior that increases or maintains the behavior in the future. Types of Reinforcement PositiveRead More

Upcoming Events

February 15: Presidents’ Day – No School February 25-26: Professional Development Days for Student Support Staff – No IEP Services with iLEAD Staff

Bookshare Webinar

Bookshare is a customizable online library that we have made available for our iLEAD learners. There are thousands of books to choose from and we know your learners will benefitRead More

Student Support Spotlight: School Psychologists

This school year has been a challenge for many of our families and staff. For the next two newsletters, we want to recognize our amazing school psychologists who have doneRead More

Acts of Kindness Bingo

Here is a fun activity you and your learners can do this holiday season! Spreading acts of kindness not only helps others who may be struggling but can also beRead More

Holidays During COVID-19

This year has brought on many changes for us, and this can be especially tough for our learners. Here are some tips from Boston Children’s Hospital on how to supportRead More

Upcoming Events

Bookshare Webinar: TBD (will be held in December before our winter break) Winter Break: December 21 – January 8 No services will be delivered during this time. Enjoy your break!