Greetings! Welcome to a new school year at Vernon Elementary School. My name is Kaye Haddock and I am the school counselor at VES. You may contact me at 850-535-2486, or at [email protected].
How School Counselors Help Students
Encourage positive attitudes among students toward self, family, peers and community
Counsel students, individually and in groups, to encourage understanding and appreciation for their unique attributes and qualities
Promote personal and social growth
Support students in developing an individual plan for academic success.
Develop and deliver classroom lessons that teach skills related to character education development, anti-bullying behaviors, techniques for making healthy decisions, and methods for resolving conflicts
Challenge students to become invested in their school success by providing instruction on how school performance relates to career opportunities and personal development
work collaboratively with students, parents, and teachers to identify and remove barriers that may impede student achievement