What is a Pupil Personnel Worker?
The Pupil Personnel Worker is the link between the school, community, and home. The role of the PPW can be divided into four major functions. These functions are advocate, consultant, liaison, and referral source to staff and families to outside agencies and community service providers.
  • Residency and enrollment assistance
  • Attendance Intervention – truancy and poor attendance prevention
  • Custody in public schools Issues
  • Informal kinship care/Out of county living
  • Court liaison
  • Community resource info and referrals 
  • Community partnerships/initiatives
  • Suicide prevention initiative
  • Home visits and parent conference support
  • Student services teams
  • Homeless education initiative
  • Coordinate services for homeless children, youth and their families

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