Elementary Guidance Specialist

  • Ongoing activities: Aids parents and teachers in helping children succeed, helps students develop and build self-understanding and self-awareness, helps students relate to others, promotes positive attitudes and values among students, helps in identifying the needs of children, assists students with the growing up process, provides individual academic student conferences, provides individual and group counseling to students with academic, social, behavioral and crisis issues; gains understanding of students through observations and participation in the classroom, serves as a bridge between home, school and community; helps parents access community resources, makes referrals to community resources and consults with outside agencies, coordinates efforts with other school specialists, provides parent-teacher conferences, interprets tests to provide information about abilities, achievement, interests and needs; makes home visits as needed, oversees the implementation of the 504 plans.

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