School Services

School Nurse 

Contact: Mariah Rosdahl Rosenblum, MSN RN: Mariah is at Salmon Bay on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and every other Friday.

Your School Nurse is a skilled health practitioner with both a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and a School Nurse National Certification who is trained to provide health services that support the educational process. Your school nurse is a liaison partnering with students’ families, health care providers, and the school staff. The School Nurse is responsible for identifying student health issues, managing life threatening health conditions, writing health care plans, and providing staff education and training on a variety of health topics. 

The School Nurse performs state mandated screening for vision and hearing as required by Washington state law, maintains student health care plans and medication, and ensures that students are immunized in accordance with Washington state laws. They complete health assessments and screenings for all special education and 504 plan reports, acts as a health resource and provides first aid and nursing assessment. The School Nurse is a member of the Student Intervention Team, SSNA, WEA, NASN and SNOW.

Communication Services


Assessment to determine if students qualify for specially designed instruction in the following areas of communication:

  • Receptive Language or Language Comprehension
  • Expressive Language or Verbal Expression
  • Articulation or Speech sound production
  • Voice Disorders
  • Fluency
  • Pragmatic Language or Social Communication

Specially designed instruction for the remediation of communication delays and deficits that includes 1:1, small group or whole group instruction both in special education settings and inclusion work in the general education classroom.

Collaboration and co-teaching of social skills curriculum materials in both small and large group settings.

School Psychologist


School Psychologists have specialized training in psychology and education. They understand educational structures, learning style, and elements of successful learning. Through collaboration with parents and staff, school psychologists work to identify students with disabilities and determine their educational programming needs by conducting comprehensive special education evaluations.

Special Education

Contact: Anny Gately, Department Head

The K-8 general special education program (SM1) at Salmon Bay upholds the standard of least restrictive environment for all students who qualify for special education services. What that means is that we individualize service needs for all students who qualify for special education. This could include full inclusion support in the general ed environment, small mixed groupings with specially designed instruction, resource room intervention support, or any combination of the above. In addition, the middle school also has two SM4 Inclusion programs for more intensive support with a lower student to teacher ratio.

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