School Counselor


Holly McManus
[email protected] 
0-945-5300 ext. 48112
School Counselor Check-in Form
School Counselor Canvas Page

What does an elementary school counselor do?

Counsel, educate, advocate and empower! We work alongside teachers and parents/guardians to help students develop socially and emotionally, and to help remove any barriers they have with learning.

Here is a video that describes the role and responsibilities of an Elementary School Counselor



What counseling related services does a school counselor provide?

  • Classroom Guidance Lessons
  • Individual Student Planning
  • Small Group Counseling
  • Short-term individual counseling
  • Community Resource Referrals
 How Does a Student see
 the Counselor?

  • Teacher Referral
  • Parent Referral
  • Administrative Referral
  • Student Success Team Referral
  • Counselor Observation
  • Self-Referral by the Student

 What types of things
 do counselors talk with       students about in class         lessons and in individual
 or group counseling?

  • Understanding Feelings
  • Empathy
  • Conflict resolution
  • Friendship skills
  • Growth mindset
  • Listening skills
  • Positive communication
  • Responsibility
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-regulation
  • Study skills


Please note that all information discussed is confidential between your child and me unless they are planning on hurting themselves, hurting someone else or someone is hurting them.