Supporting Students New to America

New Student Support

A Model Peer Buddy Program
This document is a guide for districts and teachers to be able to accurately establish a peer buddy or mentoring program for students new to the United States.
Building Welcoming Schools Toolkit
Welcoming Refugees has created this toolkit to offer schools and after school learning centers an easily accessible way to promote a welcoming school.
Family History Form
Family History Form This form was created in order to provide teachers and other school administration with detailed background information about newly arriving refugee families.
Granite School District
Granite School District receives the most newly arrived refugees of any Utah district and has an abundant wealth of resources in place to serve these New Americans.
Models of Enrollment and Welcoming for Refugee Students Case Study - Clayton Middle
A case study for enrollment and welcoming refugee students from Clayton Middle school in Salt Lake School District.
Models of Enrollment and Welcoming for Refugee Students Case Study - Copperview Elementary
A case study for enrollment and welcoming refugee students from Copperview Elementary in Canyons School District.
Process for Enrollment of Refugee Youth
This document was created in order to help facilitate the school enrollment process for youth from refugee backgrounds.
Sample Welcoming Refugee Students Strategies Packet for Classroom Teachers
Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance (BRIA) sample packet for classroom teachers.
Toolkit for Schools
In collaboration with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS) has developed Refugee Children in U.S. Schools: A Toolkit for Teachers and School Personnel in order to support and assist schools with large numbers of refugee students.