Welcome to Student Services, Equity & Access
Our mission is to provide a safe educational environment which enables students to develop and apply the skills, knowledge, behaviors, and values needed to realize their maximum potential.
Thanks for visiting our site. If you require additional information on any of our areas of responsibility, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Eddie Ruiz, Ed.D.
Student Services, Equity & Access (SSEA)
Phone: 561-649-6855 or PX 46855
Dr. Angela Bess - Educational Alternatives
June Eassa - Safe Schools
Dr. Peter Licata - Choice and Career Options
Dr. Matt Shoemaker - Extended Learning
Eunice Vivar - Program Planner (High School)
Amy Mazzoco - Program Planner (Middle School)
Dr. Michael Kane - Program Planner (Elementary)
Dominique Hyppolite - School Counseling (Student Records/Subpoenas)
SSEA Equity & Access
Gail Sherman - Program Planner
Aurora Francois - Mgr Career Dev/Tech Prep
Strategic Initiative #2
Embed Cultural Competence,
Equity and Access within Instructional Practices
Beginning with building an awareness of cultural competence, this initiative focuses on changing instructional practices to ensure that all students have equitable access to all academic offerings.
Click here to find the Strategic Initiative Handouts
The School District of Palm Beach County is very proud of being a national leader of Choice and Career Programs. Students who participate and complete their program pathway graduate from high school at a nearly 97% rate. By learning more about the Choice options in Palm Beach County, you have taken the first step in having your child be a part of our nationally recognized programs.
Dedicated to creating a safe and drug-free learning environment that fosters students' academic achievement.
"It is the mission of School District of Palm Beach County school counselors to foster academic achievement, college and career readiness, and social/emotional development for all students through direct counseling services and collaboration with teachers, administrators, parents and community."
Strives to improve students academic and social skills, increase graduation rates and transition students to the most appropriate school.
Alternative Education Schools
The Extended Learning Program provides opportunities for personal enrichment and academic improvement through recreational activities.