6th Grade Counselor
My goal as a school counselor is to assist all students in learning skills and setting goals to reach their full potential, express their individuality and be involved in positive educational experiences. Improving student’s knowledge of self and others will help prepare them for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter throughout life. As a student advocate, I work cooperatively with teachers, parents and greater school community to promote the academic, career and personal/social development of all students. I feel the key to building positive relationships and earning the trust and respect of the student is to listen, be empathetic, yet pragmatic, in order to balance teaching the student appropriate responsibility and accountability. I feel that all children have the right to be respected and to have an advocate. They need positive role models, and I am proud yet humble to be put into that position.
Statistical & Personal Information: B.S. Degree in Therapeutic Recreation & Psychology, University Of Wisconsin La Crosse, M.A. Degree in Counseling and Human Services, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
I grew up in Wisconsin making me a huge Green Bay Packer and Wisconsin Badger sports fan! I have been married to my husband Jeff for 27 years, we have a daughter, McKenzie, (20 years old) and attending Colorado State University. I enjoy all sports being active, running, hiking, and traveling.
I am thrilled to be joining the awesome support team here at Eagleview Middle School! I am looking forward to supporting your student find individual success in the realms of academic, career, personal, and social development and well-being. I believe collaboration is key to supporting students at this age and I will often collaborate with students, parents, teachers and other educators to foster an environment that will meet the unique needs of all students.
I have grown up here in the Springs and love the area and all it has to offer. My husband and I stay busy with three little ones at home and spend as much time as possible enjoying the outdoors with them and all our family and friends who live close by.
Statistical Information: B.A. Degree in Sociology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. M.A. Degree in School Counseling and Human Services, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
7th Grade Counselor
I am a "big picture" thinker who continuously works at walking his ‘talk’ in my personal and professional lives. I care deeply about my family, the children of the world and the outdoors. I am a Choice Theory counselor. Choice Theory is the foundation of my approach to counseling and to life, therefore teaching and practicing Choice Theory are a couple of my biggest passions.
Statistical Information: B.S., Plymouth State College (1989), M.Ed., Plymouth State College (1995). School Counselor since 1995, and Licensed Professional Counselor (private practice) since 2002.
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