Education and Early Childhood Development

Student Support Services Division


The Division of Student Support Services is responsible for:

  • Developing policies and guidelines.
  • Providing professional learning and support to district personnel in the implementation of policies, guidelines and the Service Delivery Model for Students with Exceptionalities.
  • Researching and evaluating current educational practices.
  • Consulting with district staff regarding programming for students with exceptionalities.
  • Providing specific student supports such as alternate transportation, alternate format materials, and assistive technology.
  • Liaising with school districts, parent groups, community agencies, other divisions within the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, and other departments as necessary.


  • Students
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association
  • School districts
  • Community support groups for children and youth with exceptionalities
  • Other government department and agencies

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