Don't Take Our Word For It! Above & Beyond Psycho-Educational Service

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 by Child & Family Development

Educator, Jessica DeLing MEd and psychologist, Devon Redmond PhD work in tandem regularly at Child and Family Development- Midtown to provide psychoeducational assessments to children, teens and young adults.  

A recent client survey included this comment: "We are very pleased with the services we received at C&FD!  Their experts gave so much clarification to what is going on with our son.  They truly went above and beyond to help us.  Thank you!”

Read more about psychoeducational evaluations here.          

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Topics: Jessica DeLing, Devon Redmond, C&FD Educational Services, C&FD Psychological Services, C&FD Testimonials

School placement help from C&FD Educators

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Child and Family Development Educational Specialists have received schooling and advanced training in administering educational evaluations, interpreting data diagnostically, and developing and implementing educational treatment plans. At minimum, they each hold a master’s degree and have extensive clinical experience developing their skill set. Our team has expertise in the treatment of learning disabilities and academic interventions. They are well connected with the educational resources of our community. Perhaps one of their most unique qualifications is that they are experienced in working collaboratively with schools and are knowledgeable about the rules and regulations that govern services within the school system.

So, as part of psychoeducational assessments or during the course of academic support or tutoring intervention, the Educator may recommend exploring different school settings and particular schools to a family. There are many options to consider:

  • Public Schools: These schools are financed by local, state and federal government funds.  In most cases, they must admit all students who live within the borders of their district.  Charter and magnet schools are relatively new sub types of public schools.
  • Charter Schools: They are independently operated public schools started by parents, teachers, community organizations, and for-profit companies. These schools receive tax dollars, but the sponsoring group may also come up with private funding. Charter schools do not charge tuition. These schools must adhere to the basic curricular requirements of the state but are free from many of the regulations that apply to conventional schools. They are not subject to the scrutiny of school boards or government authorities. Considered cutting edge, charter schools usually challenge standard education practices and sometimes specialize in a particular area, such as technology or the arts, or adopt a basic core-subjects approach. Some charter schools specifically target gifted or high-risk kids. They usually have smaller classes and offer more individual attention than conventional public schools. Online charter schools are now also an option.
  • Magnet Schools: These are free public schools that can be highly competitive and highly selective. They are known for special programs and high academic standards. They may specialize in a particular area, such as science or the arts. Students who apply to these schools may go through a rigorous testing and application process. Some magnet schools have boarding facilities to allow students from other communities to attend. Magnet schools were first launched in the 1970s to help desegregate public school systems by encouraging children to attend schools outside their neighborhoods. Student diversity is still an explicit goal of most magnet schools.
  • Public School Choice Programs:This option frees families from having to attend their assigned neighborhood school. Some districts voluntarily offer school choice. Others are required to provide parents with options when a school is failing to meet the standards set by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
  • Private Schools: These schools rely on tuition payments and funds from nonpublic sources such as religious organizations, endowments, grants and charitable donations. These schools select from a pool of students who apply for admission. They may be coed or single sex. About a third of the elementary and secondary schools in the United States are private.
  • Independent Schools: These are private, nonprofit schools governed by boards of trustees. Independent schools draw their funds from tuition payments, charitable contributions, and endowments rather than from taxes or church funds. They may be affiliated with a religious institution but cannot receive funds or governance from them.
  • Parochial Schools: These are church-related schools, most commonly owned and operated by Catholic parishes or dioceses but also by Protestant denominations. Hebrew schools may also be termed parochial. Your child doesn't have to be Catholic or Protestant to attend a parochial school, but he/she will still be required to attend religious education classes and prayer services.
  • Propreitary Schools: These schools are private schools run for profit. This is a relatively new category of school. They do not answer to any board of trustees or elected officials, so they claim to be able to respond quickly to the demands of the market. Tuition is comparable to that of private, nonprofit schools.
  • Home Schools: Some families opt to complete academic studies at home.  They are obligated to meet state standards but have flexibility in many areas.

When student changes schools, whether starting a new grade or moving from one setting to another, our Educators can help. They developed a program called Transitions to support the student and make a plan for success. Read more about Transitions here.

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

Struggling at school? Try our Educational Services.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 by Child & Family Development

 

Educational specialists have a unique role at Child & Family Development.  They work closely with psychologists and other developmental therapists to understand the learning styles and needs of school-aged children, adolescents and young adults during psycho-educational evaluations.

We help kids, adolescents and young adults with difficulties, including but not limited to:

  • ADHD and other attention difficulties
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Learning Differences and Learning Disabilities
  • Non Verbal Learning Disorder

In addition to psycho-educational evaluations, our team offers diagnostic educational support and tutoring.  Most clients have weekly appointments, but intensive and consultative sessions are also available. Several treatment services are available, including:

  • Academic Coaching
  • College Placement, Preparation and Application Process
  • Educational Therapy
  • End-Of-Grade (EOG) Preparation 
  • Organizational Skills 
  • School Placement and Transitions 
  • School Project Support
  • Schoolwork/ Homework Help and Planning 
  • Social Skills Support 
  • Summertime Academic Intensives
  • Tutoring 
 

Learn more about educational testing and tutoring services here

Contact our office to schedule an Intake with an educator at Child and Family Development. 

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

FREE SEMINAR: Reading Support for Students

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 by Child & Family Development

 

FREE SEMINAR: READING SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

PRESENTED BY: 

Amy Hanna, MAT Educational Specialist and Jessica DeLing, MEd Educational Specialistand Jessica DeLing, MEd Educational Specialist will present ways to support reading comprehension at home.    Activities and topics will include:

  • Using question stems to increase comprehension
  • Creating a “Reading Response” journal to extend comprehension to a written response
  • Understanding text types and using graphic organizers to help students understand what they read
  • Simple strategies to address anxiety about reading

EVENT DETAILS: 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

6:15-7:15 PM 

Child and Family Development- Midtown office, 4012 Park Road, Charlotte, NC, 28209

Space is limited so RSVP to reserve your spot here

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Topics: Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services, C&FD Seminars

Dyslexia Month Series: accommodations for school and home by Jessica DeLing MEd

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 by Child & Family Development

October is Dyslexia Month! Our team of Educational Specialists are celebrating by sharing their expertise.

Jessica DeLing M.Ed. is an educational diagnostician at Child and Family Development- Midtown.  She shares:

So far, we have discussed the importance of determining if your child has dyslexia via a psychoeducational assessment. Next up is accommodations! 

Students with dyslexia often require, and can greatly benefit from accommodations, in both the academic setting and at home. Individuals diagnosed with dyslexia may not just have difficulties with reading. Dyslexia can impact various skill sets such as spelling, writing, arithmetic, and sequencing.   Based on specific student needs, accommodations may vary. Providing these tools, and teaching the students how to use the accommodations to support their learning, is so important in helping the dyslexic student reach their full academic potential.  

Although there are a variety of accommodations, check out the information and links below to start researching which accommodations might work best for your dyslexic student:

Some example accommodations include: 

  • Allow the student to complete written assignments using Online dictation  or allowing the student to use a computer, will be beneficial.
  • Read aloud test questions. For tests of reading, allow the student to read out loud to his/herself. Consider allowing the student to test and a separate setting as they will likely need more time to complete work.
  • Clarify or simplify written directions.
  • Use visual presentations of verbal material, such as glossaries and word banks across content areas.
  • Provide advanced copies of class notes and/ or completed study guides.
  • Work with fewer items per page/line. Help the student learn how to independently breakdown large assignments into smaller tasks.
  • Allow the student to learn content from a variety of digital media resources including audiobooks, movies, and videos.

Read more about Jessica here

Read more about our educational services here.

Read more about dyslexia on the National Institute of Learning Development website here.

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Jessica DeLing to speak on executive functioning at The Fletcher School

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 by Child & Family Development

We are pleased to announce that Jessica DeLing M.Ed., Educational Specialist at Child and Family Development, will be speaking at The Fletcher School-Rankin Institute about executive functioning skills. This is an encore presentation from her popular 2015 offering.

Mind, Body, Backpack: A Multisensory Approach to Executive Functioning
Date: November 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description: This workshop will focus on the following topics: Mind: Sustaining Attention, Self Advocacy, Flexibility; Body: Task Initiation, Goal Directed Persistence, Self Regulation; Backpack: Organization, Planning and Prioritizing, Time Management.
Location: Rankin Room at The Fletcher School
Contact/Register: Laura Hutchison, 704-365-4658, Ext. 1155, lhutchison@thefletcherschool.org; Registration is required. Cost: $10.  Visit their website to register here.
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Topics: Jessica DeLing, C&FD Seminars

Need help with Back To School?

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Back To School is a package of therapy sessions for students making an academic change. It is appropriate for all kids, but especially when they are:

o   rising into a new grade level

o   retained or reclassed for a grade level

o   starting at a new school

o   transitioning to a new school environment during the year 

This service is offered by our Educational Specialists, all of whom have experience as teachers in our local public school systems. The Educational Specialists provide the therapy a student requires to overcome academic challenges. They are experienced in evaluating and treating the underlying learning deficits in the diagnostic subtypes including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and non verbal learning disorder. They develop a holistic treatment plan which addresses each student’s individual learning needs as their difficulties impact school success.

It includes 6 sessions that usually occur just before and in the first month or so of the new school year.

Objectives

The program is designed to be an enjoyable way for students to build confidence and academic skills specific to their age and grade level expectations. It is customized based on individual goals.  Students will learn about personal learning styles and organizational strategies that can be applied to their coursework and school environment.  The Educator provides regular session summaries, suggestions and resource ideas to parents.    

Scheduling

Appointments are available, according to your family’s schedule.  We recommend two sessions before the start of the school year, followed by four sessions scheduled within the first 4-6 weeks of school.    Follow-up consultations may also be beneficial.  We suggest scheduling those by semester or during holiday breaks.

Cost  

Cost may vary based on the number and length of sessions.  The sessions are priced at our reduced rate as follows, based on the Educational Services Agreement:  

o   30 minute session: $32.50

o   45 minute session: $48.75

o   60 minute session:  $65.00

Contact 

Jessica DeLing, M.Ed., Educational Specialist

jdeling@childandfamilydevelopment.com

704-332-4834 ext. 123

Read more about our educational services here

Info page about Back To School package here

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Jessica DeLing, educational specialist, celebrates 4 years at C&FD

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 by Child & Family Development

 

 

Happy C&FD Anniversary to Jessica DeLing

Jessica DeLing M.Ed. is an educational specialist at the Midtown office. She is celebrating years at Child and Family Development this month.   

She is an NC-certified licensed general education and special education teacher and has worked prior as both a general education teacher and special education teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Her 13 years of experience include diagnosing and treating students with learning disabilities and helping students with math, reading and written expression disorders.  Here, Jessica focuses on multi-sensory learning styles, incluidng the Orton-Gillingham method for teaching reading and spelling.  She created the popular program called Organizing Mind, Body & Backpack to support students with executive function weaknesses. 

A colleague shares:  

Jessica is a wonderful colleague.  She is knowledgeable, creative and passionate about her work with children and teens.  Most importantly, she always knows how to throw in some fun while continuing to work so hard!

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Education Intensives for Summer

Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Make time for learning this summer!

Our Educational Specialists offer Intensive Programs based on grade levels and subject areas. Programs are based on rising grade levels in Fall 2016. 

Kids can benefit from just one program or a series of programs over time. 

Individual or small group intensives are available.

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Kindergarten Readiness: Pre-K and T-K students; Instruction builds pre-academic skills in reading, writing and math, as well as listening.

Math:  Mostly grades 1-6; Instruction is based on a multi-sensory approach to learning grade-level specific math skills that align with the Common Core standards.

Basic Reading: Mostly grades 1-5; Instruction focuses on stimulating and strengthening the underlying processing areas of phonological awareness and memory in order to improve sound awareness, word decoding, spelling, word recognition and reading fluency.

Writing: Mostly grades 1-5; Instruction focuses on helping students organize their thinking while executing a written piece. By creating an awareness of the various types of writing, as well as opportunities to plan and interact with various topics.  Students will learn strategies for improving their overall written expression skills.

Reading Comprehension: Mostly grades 1-5; Instruction focuses on using grade-level appropriate text to improve higher-order thinking skills so students can share main ideas, infer, predict and summarize written and verbal information.

Executive Functioning Skills (Elementary): Grades 3-5; Using research based practices, students will engage in interactive and fun activities that teach and promote age appropriate executive functioning skills.  By creating an awareness of executive skills across various settings and providing opportunities to practice those skills.  Students will learn strategies to support life-long learning.

Executive Functioning Skills (Middle School/High School): Grades 6-12; Students will be supported and encouraged as they learn strategies for strengthening their executive functioning skills.  Using research based practices and interactive lessons, middle and high school students will reflect on their personal learning styles and learn to apply various strategies in a meaningful way. 

CONTACTS

Jessica DeLing, M.Ed., Educational Specialist; jdeling@childandfamilydevelopment.com; 704-332-4834  ext.123

Mary “Mo” Froneberger, MAT, Educational Specialist; mfroneberger@childandfamilydevelopment.com; 704-541-9080  ext. 219

Marie Arrington, MAT, NBCT, Educational Specialist; mpacini@childandfamilydevelopment.com; 704-541-9080 ext. 218    

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

National Teachers Day!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Child & Family Development

May 3 is National Teachers Day and we are celebrating our team.  

  • Marie Arrington MAT
  • Jessica DeLing MEd
  • Mary "Mo" Froneberger MAT

Educators help students achieve academic success and become independent, life-long learners. 

Educational specialists have a unique role at Child & Family Development.  They work closely with psychologists and other developmental therapists to understand the learning styles and needs of school-aged children, adolescents and young adults during psycho-educational evaluations.  Click here to read more about psycho-educational assessments.  

Our team offers diagnostic educational therapy.  Most clients have weekly appointments, but intensive and consultative sessions are also available.  Several treatment services are available, including:

  • Academic Coaching
  • College Placement, Preparation and Application Process
  • Educational Therapy
  • End-Of-Grade (EOG) Preparation 
  • Organizational Skills 
  • Orton-Gillingham based services 
  • School Placement and Transitions 
  • School Project Support
  • Schoolwork/ Homework Help and Planning 
  • Social Skills Support 
  • Summertime Academic Intensives
  • Tutoring 

All of our educators hold Masters degrees.  They are experienced diagnosticians and have worked in the public schools.  

We help kids, adolescents and young adults with difficulties, including but not limited to:

  • ADHD and other attention difficulties
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Learning Differences and Disabilities
  • Non Verbal Learning Disorder

We provide direction and support in determining and meeting the learning needs of every student, from elementary school to the college years. We assist parents in identifying and addressing initial concerns and then developing comprehensive recommendations to move forward, often including Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development with the public school system. Educators also collaborate with schools and community agencies and offer follow-up meetings as parents proceed with their plans. Services can include direct treatment, assessment, consultation and parent advocacy. 

Click here for more information about the educators at Child and Family Development!

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

"Is my child dyslexic?" from the International Dyslexia Association

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Our Educators regularly provide resources to students and their families.  The International Dyslexia Association® has a wonderful handout title "Is My Child Dyslexic?" that is available on their website, along with several other fact sheets.  Here are some highlights:  

Common characteristics of dyslexia? People often present with 1-2 of these, not all of them.

ORAL LANGUAGE
  • Examples: late talkers; difficulty with directions; small vocabulary; poor word retrieval
 READING
  • Examples: difficulty learning to read, rhyme and count; transposing order of letters; poor reading comprehension
WRITTEN LANGUAGE
  • Examples: spelling mistakes; difficulty putting ideas on paper 

Other symptoms that occur with dyslexia?

  • difficulty naming colors, objects and letters rapidly and in a sequence
  • weak memory for lists and facts
  • distracted by visual and auditory stimuli

Other learning disabilities?

DYSGRAPHIA
  • related to Handwriting; examples: unsure handedness; poor and slow handwriting; poor fine motor skills
DYSCALCULIA 
  • related to Math; examples: difficulty counting; calculation errors; poor memorization of math facts
ADHD
  • related to Attention; examples: inattention, distractibility; impulsivity; hyperactivity 
DYSPRAXIA
  • related to motor skills; examples: difficulty planning and coordinating body movements
EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
  • related to organization; examples: loses papers; poor sense of time; forgets homework; messy

What special instruction strategies might be helpful?

  • Intensive
  • Explicit
  • Systematic and cumulative
  • Structured
  • Multisensory 

Contact the educational specialists at Child and Family Development in Charlotte or Pineville to learn more about our assessment and tutoring services. Read more here

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

Educator, Jessica DeLing, recommends site for academic technology

Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 by Child & Family Development

 

Jessica DeLing MEd, educational specialist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development, discovered a great tool for finding educational software and apps for children and teens. 

Understood.org offers Tech Finder that allows one to search by:

  • ISSUE: example areas include reading, writing, math plus many more 
  • GRADE LEVEL: pre-K through 12th
  • TYPE: all technologies or apps only 

Our Educators often recommend various technology-based supports to help students be successful in classes, homework and projects.  Contact our Charlotte or Pineville offices for help to develop and implement an appropriate plan for your student.  

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Topics: Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

Dyslexia and reading: early intervention

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 by Child & Family Development

Our Educators heartily agree with this recommendation from Brett Miller, PhD.  Dr. Miller directs the Reading, Writing, and Related Learning Disabilities Program in the Child Development and Behavior Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and oversees research focused on development of reading and written-language abilities for learners across the lifespan. He spoke recently with National Institute of Health's magazine about dyslexia.

Is there a key to helping people with dyslexia?

Early, systematic, and explicit reading instruction, teaching the link between the written word and its specific sounds, is critical for dyslexia. The written word maps directly onto spoken language. So the challenge is to link the sounds of English, for example, to the specific letters of the alphabet.

How can parents help their children?

Since learning begins at home, the best thing parents can do is to talk with their children and read to them every day. Let them soak in what they're hearing and learn how to converse. This is a great opportunity to bond with your children and helps them build their oral vocabulary and learn the structure of language, which are part of the foundation for reading.

What is the goal?

The goal is to build a foundation for reading and that takes lots of time and practice.

When should special instruction begin?

The earlier the better for children who are struggling to read. Some children need more time to learn, while others do better in smaller groups. So parents should build relationships with their children's teachers and school administrators to advocate for the best possible support.  Early intervention reduces long-term problems. Children who are not improving by the fourth or fifth grade may need continued instructional support on foundational skills of reading in later grades.

Educational specialists have a unique role at Child & Family Development.  They work closely with psychologists and other developmental therapists to understand the learning styles and needs of school-aged children, adolescents and young adults during psycho-educational evaluations.  We help kids, adolescents and young adults with difficulties, including but not limited to:

  • ADHD and other attention difficulties
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Learning Differences and Disabilities
  • Non-Verbal Learning Disorder

We provide direction and support in determining and meeting the learning needs of every student, from elementary school to the college years. We assist parents in identifying and addressing initial concerns and then developing comprehensive recommendations to move forward, often including Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development with the public school system. Educators also collaborate with schools and community agencies and offer follow-up meetings as parents proceed with their plans. Services can include direct treatment, assessment, consultation and parent advocacy.

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

What is Executive Functioning?

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 by Child & Family Development

 

Jessica DeLing, M.Ed. and the other educators at Child and Family Development regularly assess and treat children, teens and young adults with concerns about executive functioning.   

The first question is often "What is it?".  Executive Functioning skills involve…”high-level cognitive functions…that help us to decide what activities or task we will pay attention to and which ones we will choose to do…they allow us to organize behavior over time and override immediate demands in favor of longer-term goals…allow us to plan and organize activities, sustain attention, and persist to complete a task…allow us to manage our emotions and monitor our thoughts in order to work more efficiently and effectively.” (Dawson & Guare, 2010)

Next, we answer what skills are related to executive functioning.  Some examples are: 

  • Impulse Control
  • Emotional Control
  • Planning & Prioritizing
  • Flexibility
  • Working Memory
  • Self-Monitoring
  • Task Initiation
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Attention
  • Goal Directed Persistence

People use their executive functioning skills constantly.  Consider how these skills impact us throughout their day.

  • At home: keeping rooms organized, daily routines, following multi-step directions
  • In school: managing assignments, remembering materials, turning in work, following directions
  • With peers: taking turns, making and keeping plans, flexibility 

Our 3 Educational Specialists provide direction and support in determining and meeting the learning needs of every student, from elementary school to the college years. We assist parents in identifying and addressing initial concerns and then developing comprehensive recommendations to move forward, often including Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development with the public school system. Educators also collaborate with schools and community agencies and offer follow-up meetings as parents proceed with their plans. Services can include tutoring, academic coaching, assessment, consultation and parent advocacy.

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Educator has a holiday book list: Hank Zipzer

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 by Child & Family Development

Jessica DeLing M.Ed., educational specialist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development, is making a list of BOOKS and checking it twice.  

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Educator has a holiday book list: Ivy and Bean

Friday, Nov 27, 2015 by Child & Family Development

Jessica DeLing M.Ed., educational specialist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development, is making a list of BOOKS and checking it twice.  

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Executive Function and School Demands: How an Educator can help

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015 by Child & Family Development

Tonight, Jessica DeLing, M.Ed., Educational Specialist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development will lead a presentation about Executive Functioning at The Fletcher School- Rankin Institute.  

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Educator has a holiday book list

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 by Child & Family Development

Jessica DeLing M.Ed., educational specialist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development, is making a list of BOOKS and checking it twice.  

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It's time for middle school and high school report cards! Need tutoring?

Monday, Oct 19, 2015 by Child & Family Development

It's close to reports card time for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Gaston County Schools and many regional private schools. Sometimes, parents find it can be a challenge to interpret their student's progress on a report card. This school year, you may see some significant changes in your middle school and high school student’s report card.

In October 2014, the North Carolina State Board of Education approved A standard 10 point grading scale. This grading scale will go into effect during the 2015 to 2016 school year. This change means that high school students across North Carolina will be using the same grading system. Students will be in a more competitive position as they apply to in-state and out-of-state schools, as the majority of states use a 10 point grading system.

Under the new system, the grading and point scale is as follows for grades 3-12:

A: 90-100 = 4.0 C: 70-79 = 2.0   F: < 59 = 0.0
B: 80-89 = 3.0 D: 60-69 = 1.0  

 

Grades aside, children and parents know best when something is not quite right.  Reflect on the past 6 months to a year and determine if this has been an ongoing area of concern, or is it something new.

Child and Family Development has 3 highly experienced Educational Specialists.  All have Master's degrees and experience in both teaching and testing in schools.  Also, they are trained in many specialty approaches.    

Mary "Mo" Froneberger, MAT
Jessica DeLing, M.Ed.
Marie Pacini, MAT

They help families interpret a student's status. Then, make a plan for improvement.

Learn more about our tutoring and academic coaching services here.  

Services occur at our two convenient locations in the Charlotte area. Private rooms and educational support materials make these services focused and functional.  Homework and projects may be incorporated into sessions, along with learning and compensatory strategies. 

 

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Topics: Mary Froneberger, Marie Arrington, Jessica DeLing, C&FD Educational Services

Don't Take Our Word For It: Educational Specialist gets A+ from parent

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 by Child & Family Development

Jessica DeLing, M.Ed. is an Educational Specialist at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development.  

She works with children and teens for diagnostic evaluations, academic coaching, tutoring and consultations. 

Recently, the parents of a rising 2016-2017 preschooler visited her for advice on selecting and preparing for the right school for their child. Mother reports, "Jessica Deling was so helpful & gave us such detailed information.  A+ for her."

 

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