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Guidance

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!
Hello. My name is Lisa Williamson and I am the school counselor and guidance teacher at AES. Please see the syllabus for the topics on social emotional learning that will be covered in our classes this year. I also offer small group and brief individual counseling for students with parent permission. I look forward to assisting you and your students at Alcoa Elementary.

21-21 Syllabus  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XSOUAQhObuQrZKT2ogxVx5T2H7oy8Yz1SWIhEUAjtfc/edit (link to updated syllabus)

Guidance 2021-2022 Syllabus

Classroom Guidance Lessons will be designed to encourage students’ academic, social/emotional and career awareness. Students will learn how to develop peer relationships, effective social skills, decision-making skills, effective communication, and explore safe and healthy choices. Students will also learn various coping strategies and ways to handle various challenges through:

Large and small group hands-on activities

Videos

Books

Role- playing

Projects

Guest Speakers

Classroom Guidance Topics

August-  Intro to Guidance/ Wisdom/Bully Prevention

September- Friendship

October- Integrity / Drug/Alcohol Prevention/Decision-Making

November- Gratitude

December-Generosity

January- Responsibility

February- Kindness

March- Patience

April- Peace/Career Awareness

May- Commitment

Small Group Counseling- is provided through referrals from parents, teachers, counselors, or students.  Sessions are held during the school day at a time the child’s teacher agrees would be best.  Sessions are typically 30 mins. and parental permission is required.

Individual Counseling- is provided through referrals from parents, teachers, counselors, or students.  The school counselor works one-on-one with the student to help them work through social/emotional and / or academic struggles that are negatively affecting their academic performance. Sessions are typically 30 mins. and parental permission is required.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/180HkzZRfcKMJzVJlB8LSgvztwQHJzdwTko8uNmNe--0/edit (parent permission letter for individual counseling)

For more information on what school counselors do, watch this video. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wASNE6UebM



Specials Rotation Schedule
Specials Rotation Schedule
Mrs. Williamson