To meet the demands of their student body, Warrensburg-Latham Schools are adding support for students with emotional and social needs.
A trend that is becoming more prominent across the country, Warrensburg-Latham Schools are seeing an increase in students who need emotional and social support, so their Superintendent, Dr. Kristen-Kendrick Weikle indicates they have hired a second social worker to their staff.
Illinois law requires schools to have one certified social worker on staff. Dr. Kendrick-Weikle explains the difference between a social worker and a counselor....
The two social workers will serve roughly 950 students in the Macon County district.