As the school guidance counselor at Jacks Creek Elementary, I am committed to helping each student reach their full academic potential, as well as enhancing their social and emotional growth. I am happy to work with parents, teachers, and administrators to ensure students adjust and succeed in elementary school and beyond.
I meet with four classes every other Thursday for thirty minutes at a time. We discuss and learn about the following topics:
I graduated with a Social and Behavioral Sciences degree from Freed-Hardeman University in 1996 and obtained my Masters degree in School Counseling from FHU in 2009. I have taught 2nd, 4th, 5th and 7th grades before becoming the School Counselor. I am married to Scott and we have three children, who attend schools in Chester County; Lauren is 13, Conner is 11 and Emma Caraline is 8. I enjoy traveling, swimming, photography, watching my kids play sports and being involved with Mid-South Youth Camp each summer. It is my personal goal to help each child know they are safe, secure, and accepted, that they are loved, that they have an adult they can trust and that they are never alone. I feel that I have the best career…I get to meet and help serve EACH student that comes into our school!
Substance Abuse Education is a very informative site from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Friends of Narconon is a very informative site to help find out the truth about drugs and how to help children make drug-free choices.
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/education-and-parents/teaching-methods/3676.html offers advice on how to help a child become better organized.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/parents.htm has a large variety of topics for parents and students and can be narrowed down by grade level.
Even an elementary student can struggle with depression. This site offers insight in to this topic.
Help to control anger, before it controls you or your student!