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Every student receives character education lessons throughout the school year through our Positive Learning Communities (PLC) and through classroom instruction with Mrs. Jackson
Small Group Counseling
Group counseling is available to all students. Most groups occur during lunch time. Some of the small group topics include: friendship, family changes, grief, social skills, anger management, and anxiety.
Students may be referred for individual counseling by themselves, parents/guardians, teachers, or administrators. This counseling is short-term to meet social, emotional, and/or behavioral goals.
Hello, I am thrilled to be the school counselor at Calder Road Elementary! Your students may also refer to me as the "Gator Store lady" because I also run the Gator Store. I love helping students work through the twist and turns life throws their way such as family changes, anxiety, and grief. I am privileged because I am one of the few staff members who gets to see all the students on campus.
Students are taught character education, social and emotional skills from Pre-K all the way up to fourth grade. Students participate in lessons during Positive Learning Communities (PLC)s and also in classroom based character lessons.
This year marks my 20th year in education. I have taught at the elementary, middle and junior high level. This year will be my 10th year as a school counselor.
My Education & Training
BA in Elementary Education (English)
Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio
MEd in Curriculum and Instruction (Early Childhood)
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio
MA in Professional Counseling Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia
Youth Mental Health First Aid USA; International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Intervention (CISM) Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support and Group Crisis Intervention; Certified Educator in Restorative Practices; National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) Crisis Response Team Training; Trauma and Grief Component Therapy for Adolescents; Character Strong; CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
Awards & Recognitions
Texas Excellence in Education Award Recipient 2018 Alpha Delta Kappa, Honorary Teacher Sorority
Semi-Finalist Texas School Counselor of the Year 2018
Patty is our full-time counselor from the Family Service Center and is housed on our campus. Patty is available to work with students who need more intense individual counseling.
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