2855 Colonial Blvd • Fort Myers, FL 33966
Phone: 239.334.1102 • TTD/TTY: 239.335.1512
Our Vision: To be a world-class school system
|Student Services - Student Welfare and Attendance|
|2855 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
Telephone: (239) 337-8261
Congratulations to Pat Nelson
|Welcome to the Student Welfare and Attendance section of
the Student Services web site. Student Welfare and
Attendance is an ongoing student services program that provides
attendance and school social work services to students in grades
PresK-12, referred by public and non-public schools, families,
and community sources.
Vision: To Empower all Students to Attend School Daily
|FLORIDA CHILD LABOR LAWS|
|Florida's Child Labor Laws -
Florida Statutes 450.001 Part I covers the basic
regulations governing the working relationship between minors
and their employers.
Who is a Minor?
Purpose of the Child Labor Law
|The Attendance Program Activities include: Assisting
schools with the early identification of student exhibiting
patterns of nonattendance; Promoting positive student and parent
attitudes toward attendance; Analysis of causes of
nonattendance; and Enforcement of compulsory school attendance.
Inputs: Services are provided by a coordinator, 23 itinerant professional school-based school social workers (acting as liaisons between the school, home, and community) certified by the Department of Education, one full-time teacher-on-assignment for home education programs, one academic reading coach, and three full time secretaries. Three of the school social worker positions are funded under special projects that includes Exceptional Student Education, McKinney-Vento Act for Homeless Children, and Title I funding. Together SWAT staff work with other district departments, school staff, and community agencies to support schools in their efforts to increase student achievement.