• MEET OUR TRANSITION TEAM

Mr. Jim Shearer

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Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jim Shearer

EMAIL: jim.shearer@lubbockisd.org

PHONE: (806) 219-2700

 

Mr. Shearer provides transition services to help individual LCJJC youth decrease risk factors and increase protective factors to be successful in their community

Mrs. Sheila Patterson-Harris

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Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Sheila Patterson-Harris

EMAIL: spharris2303@gmail.com 

PHONE: (806) 474-9918

 

Shelia began working as a Transitional Specialist for Lubbock ISD at the Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center(LCJJC) campus in the calendar year 2016-17.  As a Transitional Specialist, Shelia works directly with team members, students leaving LCJJC, parents, administrators, and any special programming to assist with a smooth transition for entry or reentry to the student's community school.  This may include reviewing course requirements and scheduling to meet the student's needs.  The transition process includes contact up to 90 days, to ensure that the student is settled and progressing academically.

  • TRANSITION SERVICES

    • To help these youth avoid or transition out of the juvenile justice system
    • Promote cross-system collaboration
    • Effective reintegration of youth from juvenile corrections to the community, school, and/or workforce requires highly individualized education, treatment, and transition planning from the moment the youth is committed
    • Practices on reducing recidivism and increasing engagement in school, work, or both, of detained youth 30, 60 90 days post-release
    • To effectively track students who move from the juvenile detention facility environments to other educational environments;
    • To ensure the continuity of instruction as students transition among educational environments;
    • Program administrator conducts regular site visits to the facilities as well as to the schools where juveniles are reintegrated