Ms. Janelle McCoy is the School Psychologist at West Side Elementary in the Greater Johnstown School District. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Saint Francis University, and her Master’s in Education degree and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in School Psychology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Ms. McCoy is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and an active member of the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania (ASPP), as well as the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Her primary responsibilities include assessing students to determine eligibility for special education programming, individualizing instruction and interventions, and consulting with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals to promote a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.
The link below provides information for families about a variety of challenges students and/or their families may experience. Please feel free to contact Ms. McCoy with any concerns you may have about your child or questions you have about the Special Education process. She can be reached at 533-5540.http://www.nasponline.org/families/index.aspx