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Counselor's Corner

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

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