Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 2001

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Susan M. Madley

Second Committee Member

Jack L. McPherson

Third Committee Member

Franklin D. Carlson


The purpose of the project was to design and develop a handbook to assist elementary teachers meeting the needs of at-risk students. The strategies and ideas included in the handbook were selected on the bases of current research and literature. In addition, input was solicited from teachers, parents, and administrators for the Clover Park School District in the State of Washington.