The media specialist supervises the media center, computer lab, and library for teachers and students. A part-time computer analyst, with the assistance of the full-time media specialist and a media aide, looks after the wide area network and local area network and all electronic hardware and software available to the faculty.
Three counselors provide counseling and supportive services to Henson students, parents, and staff. (Crisis counseling, peer mediation, career information, and interpersonal growth). A part-time data entry clerk inputs student data for enrollment, grades, scheduling, and administrative reports. A full-time School Psychologist works with students who need to be evaluated for a variety of services. A full-time Pupil Personnel Worker (PPW) is available as a student and parent advocate assisting in a variety of concerns and issues.
The SST and 504 are school-based committees responsible for the screening, referring, and monitoring of students in need of additional support services. Staff, parents, or other support personnel concerned about a student may make referrals to these teams. A concern may be noted by a parent, teacher, other professional, etc. A referral for assistance is made to the facilitator of SST or 504 and a form is completed. The SST or 504 will conduct a meeting, review the referral, and finally determine appropriate support service options. The team will also designate a SST or 504 case manager to work with the student. The case manager will monitor the student until a final review by the committee. Team members include school counselors, the vice principal, the pupil personnel worker, school psychologist, SST/504 facilitator/counselor, speech therapist, school nurse, school resource office, referring staff member, and the parent(s) of the student (when needed).