Preschool Intervention and Referral Team (PIRT)
The primary role of the Preschool Intervention and Referral Team (PIRT) is to provide support and suggest interventions to preschool staff so that all children can succeed in general education. PIRT provides learning, social, speech and language, motor and/or behavioral support through observations, ongoing records, screenings, interviews, and other informal assessments.
Team members are:
Marisa Baeli- PIRT specialist/Preschool Master Teacher/Reading Specialist
Skye Patete- Assistant Principal
Leanne Paolazzi- Supervisor of Special Education/School Psychologist
Lisa Sears- Learning Disability Teacher Consultant
Therapists and specialists may also attend PIRT meetings when appropriate.