Counselors and Special Educators in Rural Schools Working Together to Create a Positive School Community

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Frank Thornton


School counselors and special educators in rural areas working together can be a powerful team to help schools create a positive school community. In one rural school community, they partnered with faculty and staff to implement a School Wide Positive Behavior support program to improve student outcomes. The counselor and special educator, through intentional communication and collaboration, helped develop a positive school community, using the skills and training of their individual disciplines. This article focusses on the roles played in the process.


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THORNTON, Frank. Counselors and Special Educators in Rural Schools Working Together to Create a Positive School Community. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 3, p. 385-389, jan. 2018. ISSN 1307-9298. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 may 2019.


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