HEF in the News

School psychologist is among local teachers honored by HEF

As the social services coordinator at Central Elementary School, Sandee Sept works behind the scenes, quietly changing kids’ lives and juggling responsibilities many people know little about.

Her work as a school psychologist and counselor is often misunderstood or unnoticed by outsiders, she said, on a recent snowy afternoon as she sat in her office at Central, where she has worked for 20 years.

“The work we do is not the central focus of public education,” she said. “Teachers are on the front lines doing all that instruction. But there are lots and lots of support people who help the learning happen, and I just happen to have one of those roles.”

Read more in the Independent Record.