Student Support Services

Secondary Programs

Cindy Hicks, Prevention Specialist/ Grant Researcher; 858 521-2830
15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128

Student Assistance Programs

Student Assistance Programs: Provide positive support and assistance to help students reconnect to school after suspensions, transfers, or referrals. Opportunities include support groups, school and community service, and instructional support. MORE

Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)

Tobacco Use Prevention Education: Provides education for all students about the harmful effects of tobacco use, and assistance to students at risk of using tobacco, or already using tobacco, to build skills to avoid tobacco use with education, support, and cessation tools. MORE

Before and After School Education (ASES)

Before and After School Education and Safety Program, Grades 6-8: Initiates the middle school 'Before and After School Learning and Safe Neighborhoods Partnership Programs' focusing on improving academic achievement and providing safe and healthy recreation and prevention activities for students from the time that school ends until six p.m. daily. MORE

Staff Development Programs

Staff Development Training

Trainings Available Upon Request:

  • Comprehensive Student Assistance Process
  • Facilitation of Support Groups
  • Positive Discipline in the Classroom
  • Conflict Mediation Training
  • "Bully Proofing" Your School
  • Use of "Second Step" Violence Prevention Materials
  • "Developing Capable Young People" Parent Education

Staff Development Training

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

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POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800