Learning Support ServicesMission
In alignment with the mission of The Bolles School, Learning Support Services supports the Bolles community by providing access to individual and small group assistance, strategies for learning success, and reasonable accommodations.
We believe in empowering all students to achieve their fullest potential as members of the Bolles community. Our goals are:
- to develop self-aware, self-determined and reflective learners who advocate for their needs by accessing all educational opportunities;
- to help students realize their strengths and embrace challenges as learning experiences;
- to encourage students to access the resources they need to thrive.
The learning specialists are dedicated to supporting the academic success of all students. Students and learning specialists develop strong, collaborative relationships through positive, confidential communication. Learning specialists create a supportive environment and encourage students to share their accomplishments, pursue their dreams, and to seek assistance in overcoming barriers to success. Learning specialists are available at all campuses, for lower, middle, and upper school students.Learning specialists provide students with individualized and small group assistance, including but not limited to, educational planning, testing accommodations, time management, and organizational skills. A resource to parents, the learning specialists respond to questions and concerns, and work with families to address the students’ needs. Learning specialists collaborate with faculty and administration on best practices.