(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Determined School Counselor with 12 years of expertise providing group and individual counseling to promote success among students. Proven leader focused on establishing and maintaining school counseling program objectives in collaboration with administrators, teachers and parents. Results-oriented when reviewing reports on the effectiveness of the counseling program to determine areas for improvement. Respectful active listener when counseling students and interacting with parents and administrators. Senior Admissions Advisor with solid educational foundation and 12 years of experience. Successfully manages referrals and completes required paperwork for matriculation. Investigates financial aid options and assists students with credit transfers. 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.

  • 504 Building Level Coordinator
  • Building Test Coordinator
  • Whole Group, Small Group Counseling, and Individual Counseling
  • Registrar
  • Master Schedules
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Student records management
  • Special education
  • Counseling and therapy
  • Mediation and crisis intervention
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Individualized Education Programs
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Academic advisement
  • Elementary education
  • Student counseling
  • Solutions-focused
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth and adolescent development
  • Career planning
Troy University Troy, AL, Expected in Master of Science : School Counseling And Psychology - GPA :
Auburn University Auburn, AL, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Communication Disorders - GPA :
Enterprise High School Enterprise, AL Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Region One School District - School Counselor
Falls Village, CT, 08/2009 - Current
  • Provided crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Gathered necessary paperwork and applications for students to initiate enrollment process.
  • Implemented career counseling path mandated by state, working with parents and students to implement new parent-teacher conference approach.
  • Used data to monitor students' progress and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Maintained positive relationships with students, faculty, alumni and administration.
  • Identified cases of domestic abuse or other family problems and encouraged students or parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
  • Worked with individuals and parents to help understand and overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting their educational performance.
  • Taught classes and presented self-help or information sessions on subjects related to education and career planning.
  • Provided special services such as alcohol and drug prevention programs and classes to teach students to handle conflicts without resorting to violence.
  • Administered functional behavioral assessments and developed behavior intervention plans to target maladaptive behaviors, including withdrawal, tantrums and aggressive behaviors such as kicking, hitting and biting.
  • Organized and developed school activities to enhance student learning and engage students.
  • Used educational assessment strategies such as Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and Response to Intervention (RTI) to assist teachers with educational placement of students.
  • Actively listened to parents and/or teacher requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Partnered with Principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment.
  • Building Level Test Coordinator for all standardized tests to evaluate student performance and progress.
  • Eagerly established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers, and administrative staff.
  • Verified paperwork accuracy and checked for completion prior to processing.
  • Organized, reviewed and filed paperwork for secure recordkeeping.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators in development, evaluation and revision of school programs and in preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
  • Planned and promoted career and employment-related programs and events such as career planning presentations, work experience programs and career workshops.
Madison County Schools - Special Education Teacher
Flora, MS, 08/2006 - 05/2009
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Attended monthly staff training sessions.
  • Developed treatment plans based on in-depth knowledge as well as specific student needs.
  • Advocated for those with special speech and language needs to parents and schools.
  • Helped teachers understand how to observe and refer students.
  • Maintained compliance with complete documentation of all actions.
Fraser - Speech Language Pathologist
Edina, MN, 08/2002 - 05/2006
  • Evaluated speech and language abilities by administering diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted speech therapy patients in functioning adequately in home, community and school environments.
  • Stayed abreast of updates to treatment strategies in speech and language therapy.
  • Treated each student according to written IEP plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Treated children between ages 3 to 18 with speech and language development problems.
  • Interpreted results and proposed intervention plans, including short and long-range goals, frequency and duration.
  • Continually collaborated with parents and teachers to achieve speech therapy goals.
  • Assisted teachers and administrators with updates and modifications to curriculum for specific student needs.
  • Made necessary referrals for ancillary services available within school system or hospital.
  • Maintained compliance with complete documentation of all actions.
  • Helped teachers understand how to observe and refer students.

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