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Supplemental Services

Supplemental Services are designed to help students deal with the demands of a dual curriculum that is characteristic of Jewish High Schools. Our typical student has been battling to keep afloat in classes that may feel both over stimulating and overwhelming.
The Educational Support and Inclusion Program at YULA provides the following unique services:

  • On-campus weekly meetings with students to discuss and facilitate academic issues

  • Ongoing communication and advocacy with faculty and administration

  • Support for students’ individual learning struggles and communication with parents

  • Academic management of services for students with psycho-educational diagnoses and recommendations (private or title one).

  • Development and coordination of appropriate accommodations and in specific cases modifications,  An intervention plan is created for each student’s unique learning profile (informal 504 plan)

  • Organization of assignments, materials, and time management with students

  • Consultation with College Counselors regarding SAT and ACT application services for students with disabilities

Please contact Director of General Studies Bluma Drebin bdrebin@yula.org if you would like your child to receive academic support or services.

Educational Support and Inclusion Specialists

Mia Markoff, MSW

Mia Markoff is a trained clinical social worker, educator, and inclusion specialist. She has worked with families and adolescents for over twenty years. Mia's background as a high school guidance counselor providing emotional and academic support to high school students was the conduit to her training as a learning disabilities inclusion specialist. She has served as an educational advocate for high school students with specific learning disabilities, facilitating classroom accommodations, and consulting with faculty and administration in order to create a successful academic environment for her clients.

Title I
The Title I program provides supplemental educational services so that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education. LAUSD teachers are sent to YULA to work with students who need remediation in math and English Language Arts. In addition, the Title I program also provides school-based therapy. YULA has an JFS representative on staff to assist the students with any personal issues that may arise during their time in high school.