Val McCarroll-Davies is our Targeted Intervention Specialist (TIS). Before working with SAM Learning, Val has taught across Primary, Secondary and Special school sectors of education over the last thirty years. She has been part of middle management teams and been involved through her previous positions in working with Senior Leadership Teams to improve student progress, in particular at Key Stages 3 and 4.
Her role at SAM Learning is to support the schools participating in the Targeted Intervention Framework and to provide them with a personalised service. She is available to talk to staff remotely via email or phone. At the beginning of the Framework, she will work with schools to discuss their Strategic Plan, set up intervention groups on the system and help identify the right teachers to take part in the certification course. She helps the schools select the right areas of focus and ensures they are delivered the content bundles that will support this work.
Throughout the process, she is available to answer queries. She will also review and monitor all the intervention groups, helping staff to understand the reports available and ensuring that they are on track for certification.
As an educational professional, Val is ideally placed to offer support and assist schools in making the best use of SAM Learning Targeted Intervention, enabling students to make real progress. Making a difference is her motto!