Board of Education- Public Schools
November 2016 — Present
•Counsel’s students, using relevant counseling techniques and theories to address academic performance needs primarily and personal and emotional (mental health) needs secondarily.
•Support the implementation of district wide processes and procedures designed to create a positive learning environment for all scholars.
•Evaluate student transcripts to identify academic standing or needs and then provide 1-on-1 academic advisement.
•Counsel students to ensure that they are being support and prepared to graduate from 12th grade “college ready” and prepared to succeed in life.
•Support students as needed with the high school/college application process and expose them to career options.
•Co-lead and shadow groups with topics include social skills, transitional skills from middle school to high school, academic issues, behavioral issues and introduction to post-secondary education.
•Participate in meetings with district Administration, School Counselors, Teachers and other student support/ Instructional staff to increase wrap-around support of student’s performance and positive development.
•Collaborate on school-wide initiatives such as student scheduling, school open house, career day, student mentoring, college visits and progress reports.
•Effectively implements instructional plans and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
•Effectively communicates with students.
•Helps students develop positive self-concepts.
•Effectively meets the needs of exceptional students.
•Encourages and maintains the cooperative involvement and support of parents and the community.
•Coordinates and maintains 504 plans.
•Coordinates and facilitates SRBI.