I have the privilege of serving as a school counselor at a Title 1 elementary school in a major urban district in the south. This job is my calling! I'm particularly passionate about engaging and effective classroom lessons, curriculum mapping, and working with EL students.
I have masters degrees in both counseling (clinical mental health and school tracks) and community action research. The latter drives me to be data-driven and focused on evidence-based practices. This is my 5th year at my school and I have the most spectacular co-counselor. I blog to share what works (and doesn't work!) for me so that together we can "work smarter, not harder".
Personally, I'm equal parts Northerner and Southerner. My family includes an incredibly supportive husband, two sweet little boys, and a Red Heeler named Delilah. In summary: