Office of Prevention & Intervention Services
Intervention Services is charged with the responsibility of processing expulsions and critical attendance matters. These two functions have far-reaching effects on the school district. Discipline and attendance directly impact student success in school and it is the responsibility of the office of Intervention Services to ensure that all measures are in place to help maximize students' learning potential.
DCF Abuse Hotline-1-800-692-2873
Intervention Services Videos
Stay in School - PSA
If you're thinking of dropping out of high school, talk to trusted adults in your life. Make an appointment today with your guidance counselor. Or talk to a favorite teacher.
Is Healing Possible between Cops and Kids?”
Police/Youth Dialogues through our partnership with a variety of law enforcement agencies. Gratitude to the Gainesville Police Department and Alachua County Sheriff's Office for their ongoing partnership! AND to the several hundred courageous youth that have participated through the years.
Linda Cliatt-Wayman: How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard
On Linda Cliatt-Wayman’s first day as principal at a failing high school in North Philadelphia, she was determined to lay down the law. But she soon realized the job was more complex than she thought. With palpable passion, she shares the three principles that helped her turn around three schools labeled “low-performing and persistently dangerous.” Her fearless determination to lead — and to love the students, no matter what — is a model for leaders in all fields.
What is the Parent Navigator Program?
Links for the Community
Parent Navigator Program Referral Form
Click this to open the application a fillable format. - Parent Navigator is a program where parents can find mentorship and advice to help them figure out the best approach to addressing issues that are affecting them and their children. This program provides parents with access to resources and individuals that can help them in their time of need. The mentors will help the parents make decisions that are in the family’s best interest. It seeks to create a sense of community and partnership and give parents a shoulder to lean on as they figure out the mysteries of parenting.
Program Spotlight: Going Places Street Outreach
What we do: Through mobile outreach, Advocates offer services and resources to any youth they find on the street, in homeless camps, or other youth hotspots. Going Places also operates a Drop-In Center where homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth can connect with an Advocate to develop a plan to exit the street or build their self-sufficiency skills.
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Prevention & Intervention Contact
Dr. Michelle Gayle, Deputy Superintendent
Professional, Intervention, and Community Services
Discipline and Attendance Services Staff
Director of Attendance Services
firstname.lastname@example.orgDexter MartinCommunity Liaison850-561-8977
email@example.comEwell CarterBehavioral Specialist850-561-8978