Welcome to Yelm Community Schools Student Support Department

  • The Student Support Department oversees the following support programs: Special Education, Section 504, Title One, Learning Assistance Program (LAP), Advanced Academics, Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (TBIP), the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, and the Foster Care Education Program.
    The Student Support Department is “a community meeting the individual needs of students.”
    The Student Support Department contains several programs designed to address the individual needs of students. Student support programs are coordinated to create a comprehensive array of educational services with the goal of helping each student achieve their full learning potential and become productive members of the community. 

    Student Support Director: Shannon Powell  

    Assistant Director: Dr. Ellen Cavanaugh
    Assistant Director of Student Support and Safety: Corrina DuRocher
    Behavior Interventions Coordinator: Brianne Knighton
    Advanced Academics Coach: Brittany LaPalm
    Social Emotional Learning Coach: Shannon Gubser
    EL Teacher: Erin Kennelly
    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher: Mindy Noland

    Office Professionals: Charlotte Fourre & Denise Kennelly

    Department Mailing Address:  PO Box 476, Yelm, WA 98597
    Department Physical Address:  107 1st St. N, Yelm, WA 98597
    Department Phone:  360.458.6124 - FAX:  360.458.6450

    Email: student_support@ycs.wednet.edu