• Student Support Services


    Mission Statement: 

    The Mission of the Pittsburgh Public Schools Comprehensive System of Student Services is to provide a coordinated system of services to enhance student learning by addressing barriers that impact the cognitive, physical, emotion and social well-being of students. 



    • To consistently utilize a child-centered, team approach to plan and deliver needed services to students, staff and families.  
    • To provide a diversified array of student support services that are developmentally appropriate and research-based. 
    • To promote school, family and community collaboration to ensure that every student receives the necessary supports to enhance their cognitive, physical, social and emotional growth and development. 
    • To provide effective school-based and community-based services in the areas of Counseling and Social Work, Physical and Mental Health, and Safe and Drug Free Schools.