An Elementary School Counselor provides:
-School Guidance Curriculum
-classroom lessons, parent instruction, group activities
-Individual and Small Group Student Planning
-appraisal and advisement
-consultation, individual/small-group counseling, crisis response, referrals,
-professional development, collaboration, program management and operation
Elementary School Counselors help students:
-achieve academic goals.
-develop a better understanding and acceptance of themselves.
-cope with life changes.
-develop problem solving and decision making skills.
-develop emotionally and socially.
-begin to develop career goals.
Elementary School Counselors help school staff:
-understand and meet students' personal, social, emotional, academic, and
Elementary School Counselors help parents:
-understand their child's emotions and behaviors.
-access community resources when needed.
-with strategies to use at home with problem behaviors.
Ms. Balch Boyce provides the following:
- Classroom Lessons for all grade level
-Small Group Guidance for identified students
- Lunch Bunch for New Blazers
- Individual counseling for a variety of reasons
-family/life changes and crises
- Facilitate & Promote the following programs:
-6th Grade Leadership
-Be the One character education
-Red Ribbon Week
-Teen Screen for 6th Grade
-6th grade programs: AIM for Success, 7th Grade Registration
-Chick-fil-a Spirit Days