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What Is An Elementary School Counselor?
 
An Elementary School Counselor helps students with their personal/social, career, and academic needs. School Counselors offer support to students who are struggling with a variety of issues and help them work through problems and develop the tools they need to succeed. A School Counselor, like other school personnel, works to promote a safe and nurturing school environment.


 
"Elementary school years set the tone for developing the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for children to become healthy, competent and confident learners. Through a comprehensive developmental school counseling program, school counselors work as a team with the school staff, parents and the community to create a caring climate and atmosphere. By providing education, prevention, early identification and intervention, school counselors can help all children achieve academic success (ASCA, 2012)."

 
So What Exactly Does My School Counselor Do?
 
We are really good listeners! We like to hang out, play games, learn new things about ourselves, and talk! We usually do this individually or in a group setting with other students. You may find that your school counselor will come into your classroom too to talk about topics like bullying, feelings, emotions, how to be a good friend, careers, and many other things! The cool part about talking to your school counselor is that whatever you talk about stays between the counselor and you. Nobody else has to know! Unless of course there is a safety concern and it becomes unsafe for you or for other students. School counselors work with your teachers, parents, principal, and other important people to help you become the best
YOU you can be!
 

What Types of Things Can My Counselor Help Me With?
 
  • Academics
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Career readiness
  • Conflict resolution
  • Coping skills
  • Divorce/changing families
  • Emotional awareness
  • Friendship skills
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social skills
  • Undesirable/challenging behaviors


"The role of a School Counselor is to help ALL students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development, ensuring today's youth to become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow (ASCA, 2012)."

More Info from ASCA


 
Contact your School Counselor, Ms. Fischer, if you need help with any of these things! You can stop by her office in person Room 211, email fischerr@breckenridge.k12.mn.us, or call (218) 643-6681 Extension 4211. 

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It is Breckenridge Public Schools policy to provide equal education opportunities for all students.  The school district does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status and parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation or age.  The District's Section 504 Coordinators are Craig Peterson, phone 218-643-2694, petersonc@breckenridge.k12.mn.us and Corinna Erickson, phone 218-643-6681, ericksonc@breckenridge.k12.mn.us
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ISD 846 District Office: 810 Beede Ave Breckenridge, MN 56520 Phone #: (218)643-6822 Fax #: 218-641-4035

Middle/High School: 710 13th St N Breckenridge, MN 56520 Phone #: 218-643-2694 Fax#: 218-643-5229

Elementary School: 810 Beede Ave Breckenridge, MN 56520 Phone #: 218-643-6681 Fax#: 218-643-5021
 
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