JOHN T MCCUTCHEON ELEMENTARY SCHOOLILLINOIS
PROGRAM(S) PARTICIPATED IN: Sprint 2015
Amber Whitfield, Counselor
Joan Petrakos, Teacher/Dean
Vicki Bakis, Teacher/Dean
Jennifer Farrell, Principal
Students are not adequately prepared (academically or social-emotionally) for their transition to middle school or high school and sometimes lack motivation, ambition, and support
HOW MIGHT WE…
Increase student success and decrease stress in preparation for transitioning from 8th to 9th grade.
Increased student understanding of the transition process through mentoring and speakers from feeder schools.