elementary school counselor resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Determined School Counselor with success in helping students achieve educational goals and personal well-being. Talented in meeting the objectives of the counseling program by providing preventative education, advocacy, mediation and counseling to students. Sensitive to socioeconomic and cultural difference of students. Experienced Career Counselor successful in improving career planning and job placement success. Demonstrated history of advancing school's profile among companies and the public alike.

  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Education Planning
  • One-On-One Counseling
  • Individual And Group Counseling
  • Standardized Testing
  • Relationship building
  • Self-Directed Mindset
  • Emotional Support
  • Analytical And Critical Thinking
  • Career mentoring
  • Resource Advocacy
John Brown University Little Rock, AR Expected in 2018 Master of Science : School Counseling - GPA :

I done my practicum and internships at Landmark Elementary, Mills Middle School, Mills High School, and Bryant High School.

University of Phoenix Little Rock, AR, Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Science : Pscyhology - GPA :
  • 3.46 GPA
Work History
Brea Olinda Unified School District - 9th-12th Grade Dropout Prevention Specialist
, , Little Rock 11/2022 - Current
  • Collects, organizes, and analyzes student data regarding dropout prevention strategies, students progress, contacts, and action plans. Assist students, families, and school personnel in developing agreed-upon documented goals and outcomes for identified students in order to monitor progress and communicate with appropriate individuals and organizations. Fosters relationships that facilitate open exchanges of information and dialogue for students and their families to re-engage with school. Advocate for students and their families by assisting them in identifying available resources to help students become successful in school. Establishes, utilizes, and maintains effective systems of working with students, parents, schools, social agencies, and other individuals and agencies needed to assist in resolving dropout related issues and increasing student achievement and graduation rate. Understands and abides by federal, state, and local laws, such as child protection, child abuse, special education, attendance, and privacy. Understands and maintains confidentiality.
Mount Sinai Medical Center Of Miami Beach - Elementary School Counselor
, , North Little Rock, AR 07/2021 - 09/2022
  • Conducted individual and group counseling sessions. Collaborated with parents, school faculty and social workers to address problems and grow student success. Identified issues that hindered student academic achievement. Empowered students through counseling and skill-building exercises. Delivered supportive and knowledgeable counseling to students with academic or personal concerns. Worked with individuals to help understand and overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting educational or vocational situations. Maintained confidential behavioral data, special education reports and services reports.
  • Provided Weekly Classroom Lessons for grades K-5th grade.
Arkansas Foundation For Medical Care - Medicare Care Coordinator
, , North Little Rock, AR 10/2020 - 07/2021
  • Assist 6-7 beneficiaries with Medicare Part D counseling and plans per day. Assist beneficiaries with applying for Medicare Saving programs and Low-Income Subsidy programs for assistance with prescription drug plans and premiums. Speak with beneficiaries and answering questions in regards to their plans. Perform monthly reporting of Medicare minutes from local senior centers.
Arkansas Foundation For Medical Care - Member Education Supervisor
, , 09/2019 - 06/2020
  • Assist with monitoring the Beneficiary Education program. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of the Arkansas Medicaid program and Beneficiary Education program in order to establish communication, education, monitoring, and assisting beneficiaries with understanding their Medicaid coverage. Provide communication education and promotion of program services. Collaborate with internal and external customers to meet contract deliverables ensuring timely provision of services and appropriate follow up. Assist with documenting services rendered and reporting as rendered and reporting as required. Supervise, coach and evaluate assigned staff of 4 per day. Develop standards of staff performance and set annual performance objectives. Ensure quality and accuracy of employees' work product and that staff meet performance goals within designated time frame. Engage in active problem-solving of activities, events, and occurrences, reporting to manager. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of Medicaid program, pertinent organizations, and health care environment, including contract, contract deliverables, policies and procedures, available resources, current research and reports. Assist staff in problem resolution. Mentor staff resourcefully as needed.. Coach assigned staff on job specific regulations and contract requirements. Communicate effectively with customers and/or clients. Develop and maintain working relationships as necessary to meet contract deliverables of specialty area project. Responsible for resolution of customer/client requests including research, referral, policy review, revision, and development, documentation and follow up in accordance with established policy/procedures. Ensure that Quality Assurance findings are actioned and provide coaching to staff as needed. Recognize high performers, coach staff as needed, and notify manager as problems emerge. Maintain knowledge of corporate contracts within their area of responsibility. Represent company at external functions. Meet regularly with department manager to stay informed, to offer information and support for inter-departmental projects and to confer on organizational goals, objectives and policies. Prepare and submit required reports on program progress and performance. Meet regularly with assigned staff to communicate pertinent information, needs and requests to other team members as appropriate. Follow AFMC, state and federal protocols regarding data confidentiality/security and HIPAA compliance. Assist with contact tracing phone calls while providing assistance to gather contacts from individuals who's been exposed to someone with COVID-19 and individuals with COVID-19.
Company Name - Beneficiary Educator
, , 12/2015 - 09/2019
  • Facilitate county-based educational sessions for newly enrolled Medicaid beneficiaries. Knowledge of Arkansas Medicaid program and processes. Performed comprehensive knowledge of Arkansas Medicaid benefits and services, organizations, and health care environments. Knowledge should include information regarding: contract, contract deliverables, policies and procedures, resources available, current research and reports, and trends. Responsible for resolution of requests serving as liaison between beneficiary and beneficiary relations and grievance teams. Communicate effectively with stakeholders and beneficiaries. Develop and maintain working relationships as necessary to meet contract deliverables. Understand and utilize project-tracking database to document and monitor services/activities provided and to compile comprehensive database of activity. Maintain accurate statistical data to meet contractual and other reporting requirements. Coordinate timely collection and data entry of all required documentation. Maintain knowledge in all other areas of Beneficiary Relations to assist as needed with overall operation of Beneficiary Relations department. Educate approximately 10-15 or more beneficiaries and stakeholders per month. Communicate needs ad requests to other team members as appropriate. Follow AFMC state and federal protocols regarding data confidentiality/security and HIPAA compliance. Additional duties as assigned

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • John Brown University
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • 9th-12th Grade Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Elementary School Counselor
  • Medicare Care Coordinator
  • Member Education Supervisor
  • Beneficiary Educator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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