Role of the Site Facilitator

  • Acts as the main liaison between the GST Coordinator and their district
  • Will receive a copy of the weekly report sent from the coordinator at GST BOCES
  • Oversees students on a daily basis
  • Will be able to provide up to date reporting on a student's status
  • May be the person who is actually in the room with the student while they are working on their course in school
  • Should know how to navigate within the content platform
  • Should know how to contact tech support for basic problem solving
  • Will be the first person to interact with the students once the weekly report is sent if the student is in need of support
  • Will contact the guidance counselor after the third weekly report if a decision needs to be made about a course being dropped
  • Will contact the principal if there is a disciplinary issue
  • Will contact the principal to discuss the awarding of credit for a course
  • The site facilitator should keep documentation of interactions with students.  A Google Doc that is shared between the teachers of record, guidance counselors and site facilitator is recommended so that all can see the level of support a particular student is getting and collaborate.