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School Counselors Make a World of Difference

Sandy McCutcheon, School Counselor

Ketterlinus Elementary School Phone: 547-8545

WHAT DO SCHOOL COUNSELORS DO?

 

“A School Counselor is someone who is there to listen. A counselor tells the truth and keeps it quiet. When you are so worried that you cannot really talk about it, or when you are so scared that you don’t know what to do, the counselor can help you. You can even visit the counselor when you have some great news to share.”

WHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNSELORS?

“Elementary school years set the tone for developing the knowledge, attitudes and skill necessary for children to be healthy, competent and confident learners. Through a comprehensive developmental school counseling program, counselors work as a team with the school staff, parents and the community to create a caring climate and atmosphere. By providing education, prevention, early identification and intervention, school counselors can help children achieve academic success.”

American School Counselors Association

WE’RE A TEAM!

STUDENT + PARENTS + TEACHERS + SUPPORT SERVICES = SUCCESS!!

It is vital that we all work together as a team to help your child obtain skills to become a successful student and responsible citizen. If there are things happening in your family that will help us understand your child, please give me a call, email, or drop by my office when you are at school. Parenting your child is the most important job you will ever have! Even the best, most loving parents sometimes feel overwhelmed and frustrated when their child has academic, social, or behavioral problems. Before you reach your ‘last straw’, please consider sharing your concerns / frustration. No, I don’t always have the answers, but I have lots of tissues, and I am ready to help you identify and explore possible solutions and alternatives.