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Student Services

Social Work
As School Social Workers, we provide direct and indirect services to students, families, and school personnel to promote and support students' academic, social, and emotional success.
Grace Thelo is the social worker at Coal City Intermediate School.
Speech/Language Pathologist
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
Taylor Speed is the speech-language pathologist at Coal City Intermediate School.
Occupational Therapist
An occupational therapist works with people of all ages to develop the skills they need to be as independent as possible in the jobs they have in their daily life.  In the schools, an occupational therapist has a specific focus on the performance of tasks including fine motor, gross motor, self-help, social, and sensory skills, all of which impact how kids of all ages participate in their routines at school.  Coal City School District employs two occupational therapists. 
The occupational therapist for this building is Allison Dobson.
School Psychologist
School psychologists provide direct support and interventions to students, consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, and school social workers) to improve support strategies, work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services.  School psychologists help students, families, educators, and members of the community understand and resolve both long-term and chronic problems and short-term issues that students may face.  They understand how these issues affect learning, behavior, well-being, and school engagement.  School psychologists are highly skilled and ready resources in the effort to ensure that all children and youth thrive in school, at home, and in life.
Sarah Veronda is the school psychologist at Coal City Intermediate School.
School Nurse
Carol Budde is the health aide at Coal City Intermediate School.
McKinney-Vento Liaison/District Homeless Liaison
Contact Information: 815-634-2396 ext. 1704