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Student Success and Health

Student Success and Health

  • Welcome to Student Success & Health 

    The Student Success & Health Department works collaboratively with schools, families, students and community partners to support academic success and social emotional well-being for every child, by providing student interventions and supports, staff development, resources and technical assistance.
    Student Success supports the mission of Portland Public Schools: Every student by name prepared for college, career and participation as an active community member, regardless of race, income or zip code.  


    Student Success and Health Department Screening/Assessment quick navigation guide

    Are there concerns about potential harm to others?                          Threat Assessment Process

    Are there concerns about a student harming themselves?                Suicide Screening Process

    Are there student mental health and or drug/alcohol concerns?              Concerning Behavior


    Student Success & Health
    Rice School
    6433 NE Tillamook
    Portland OR 97213

    Student Success Center
    Rice School
    6433 NE Tillamook
    Portland OR 97213

     18-19 Organizational Chart


James Loveland
503-939-3283 ex. 71041
Jill Bryant
Program Administrator
Amy Ruona-Banister
Mental Health Supports & Services
Sally Lawson
Administrative Secretary
Nicole Kappes-Levine
Program Administrator
Ambar Olivas, M. Ed.
Lead Counselor, SSC
Joel Warnock
Threat Assessment Coordinator
503-348-3731 - cell
Marquita Guzman
High School COSA (Counselor on Special Assignment)
Melissa Toren-Hrin
K-8 COSA (Counselor on Special Assignment)
Mary Krogh, LCSW, LSSW
District Coordinator of Drug & Alcohol Supports
Alex Kahl
SIRC Coordinator