• Student Assistance Programs & Services
    "On your worst day you could be a student's best hope"
    The purpose of the Student Service Program in the Erie School District is to help identify barriers to learning so students can become more successful in school.  The interventions utilized to accomplish this goal include:

    Student Assistance Team
    The Student Assistance Team is charged with identifying student strengths and needs, and working with the child and family to identify and access the necessary supports that will help each referred child to become more successful in school.

    Student Assistance Program Mental Health Services
    The Mental Health Specialists are available to consult with students referred through the Student Assistance Team and facilitate referrals to community agencies when appropriate.

    Specific Services offered by SAP Mental Health Specialists:
    • Consultation to Student Assistance Teams
    • Mental Health Assessments with referred students (K – 12)
    • Behavioral Assessments
    • Crisis Assessments and Consultation
    • Critical Incident Response
    • Short-term counseling
    • Situational intervention and mediation services
    • Direct referrals for county funded mental health services
    • Referrals to community agencies
    • After-care and transition support services
    • Consultation with school staff and administrators
    • Consultation regarding social skills training and other school-based intervention and prevention programs
    • In-services/presentations to school staff and students
    • Participate in Child Family Teams of the Erie County Wrap-around Initiative
    • Group facilitation including:  Anger management, stress management, grief and loss, relationships/communication, problem solving, social skills and transition.

    All Student Assistance Mental Health Services are confidential, voluntary and free of charge.


    Grover Cleveland's On-Call SAP Contact:

    Latasha Cook, MSW, LSW
    Mental Health Specialist
    Erie High School
    3325 Cherry Street
    Erie, PA 16508 
    Phone: (814)-874-6200 ext. 1638
    Fax: (814)-874-6207
    Email: lcook@eriesd.org


    Grover Cleveland's Elementary Student Assistance Program members:

    Administrators:  Ms. Michelle Fiorelli (Principal) and Mr. Dennis Carner (Asst. Principal)

    Mental Health Specialist:  Mrs. Latasha Cook

    School Counselor:  Mr. Michael Romeo

    School Psychologist:  Mrs. Jennifer Roden

    School Nurse:  Mrs. Leann Williams