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Mission:

Providing intervention services to assist students in reaching their maximum potential in school by identifying, assessing & resolving barriers that interfere with student academic achievement, attendance & school adjustment.

Services Provided by School Social Workers:

  • make home visits to help the school better understand the child and to help the family better  understand the school.
  • work with teachers and school staff when students have learning problems.
  • refer parents to appropriate community agencies for assistance.
  • promote regular school attendance through early intervention.
  • arrange parent conferences.
  • assist in securing clothes, shoes and medical care for students.
  • confer with child-serving agencies in the community and make referrals when appropriate.
  • participate in school conferences with parents, students and teachers.
  • inform parents of their children’s behavior and achievements in school.
  • encourage parents to visit their child’s school and become involved.

Contact Us

Ken Arnold, Director of Attendance and Social Work
(O) 355-2064 | FAX 355-9659 | karnold@greenville.k12.sc.us

Rosa Gonzalez, LMSW, Lead Social Worker
(O) 355-2079 | FAX: 355-9225 | Cell Phone: 449-3300 | rgonzale@greenville.k12.sc.us

Tracie Mills, Secretary
(O) 355-2080 | FAX: 355-9661 | temills@greenville.k12.sc.us

Carolina Van De Voorde, LMSW, Hispanic Contact
(O) 355-1733 FAX:  355-9651 – cvandevoorde@greenville.k12.sc.us

Tiffany Whitney, LMSW, Pregnant and Parenting Specialist
(O) 355-2989 FAX:  355-9804 - twhitney@greenville.k12.sc.us