Provides school safety programs and a variety of prevention and intervention services for students and their families. Scroll down to learn about sSTEP, GAPP, and Turning Point.
Roosevelt Continuation School
sSTEP (11th – 12th Grade)
Teacher: Ryan Garey
sSTEP (9th – 10th Grade) Drug Offenders Classroom
Sponsored by Salt Lake City Division of Substance Abuse Services
Teacher: Christina Hilton
Program Description (Specific to the Drug Offenders Classroom):
This Safe and Drug Free classrooms will take the form of an intensive school-day program, teaching district and state approved core curriculum. Assigned specialists will track student progress toward graduation and work as a liaison between the classroom and the students’ home school upon release.
sSTEP (9th – 10th Grade)
Teacher: Kallie Wolfer
sSTEP (6th – 8th Grade)
Teacher: Thomas Clayton
sSTEP (6th – 8th Grade)
Teacher: Betsy Watson
Teacher: Jaime Hamilton
GAPP (7th – 12th Grade)
The purpose of the sSTEP Program, GAPP, and Project Granite is to empower students to actively develop personal choices that enhance future success through collaboration with family, school, and community. While enrolled in sSTEP, students participate in training including academic support, peer relationships, conflict resolution, decision making, safe school issues, and drug and alcohol awareness.
Benefits include utilizing a range of school and community resources for students and their families; identifying academic obstacles and offering possible recommendations to ensure success of the student; supporting students= use of functional alternatives to violence and substance abuse; offering support and enabling a successful transition back to school or other alternative placement; and assisting students in vocational interests and goals.
Referrals are from the Granite School District Screening Committee for students who have violated School Safety Policies and/or Drug & Alcohol Policies.
Turning Point (K – 6th Grade)
Administrator: Jared Reynolds
Teacher: Kim Massi
450 East 3700 South
The Turning Point Program is for students who have been placed out of their home schools because they have committed a safe-school violation. In this program, students receive intensive academic services in reading and math, as well as a transition program to guide the students back to the home school successfully; social skills training is provided by the classroom teacher.
Allows students to continue their education in a controlled environment while receiving specialized services to prepare them to return to the regular classroom.
Students attend by referral through Student Services.