Welcome to Student Support Services
Student Support Services is responsible for a variety of different areas. Some of the areas that are managed by the Student Support Services department include:
- Section 504
- Health Services
- Counseling Services
- Crisis Management
- Restorative Practices
- Student Discipline
- Student Assistance Program
- Student Hearings
- Child Welfare
- Title IX
Meet the Director - Cathy Cox, M.Ed.
"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you." ~BB King
Cathy Cox joined Flagstaff Unified School District in 1992 as a teacher at Sechrist Elementary. Since that time she has spent 12 years as a Coordinator for special education services throughout the district.
Currently she provides overall direction to the Student Support Services Department, which encompasses prevention/positive Behavior Support (PBIS), homebound, nurses, counselors, discipline and attendance. She is also the crisis team coordinator for the district. Cathy serves as the Title IX compliance officer for the district, oversees all investigations, and is the crisis team coordinator.
Cathy completed undergraduate work at Arizona State University, earning a bachelor's degree in education with general and special education certification. In 1991 she completed her master's degree in educational leadership and administration. She also completed coursework and certification for school principal.
When not at work, Cathy enjoys traveling to warmer climates near water, where she can spend time on her paddle board. Her favorite activities at home include reading, gardening, and her grandchildren.