Whittier School Social Worker

The social worker has a multi-faceted role in the school setting: mental health consultant, assessment and planning support, collaborative member of multidisciplinary teams, and connecting families/students to community resources. 

As stated on the Minnesota School Social Workers Association website, “School social workers help remove barriers to academic success by: partnering with administration, supporting teachers, serving students, engaging families and collaborating with outside agencies.”

You may call Kelly Arrington, Grades Pre-K-2 School Social Worker at 612-668-4183 and Tasha Novotny, Grades 3-5 School Social Worker at 612-668-4177.