Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Kim Belcher and I am excited to be the school counselor at Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary. This is my twentieth year in education and fifteenth year as a school counselor. I am ready for another adventurous and exhilarating school year. I have a number of different roles at the school. I work with families that may need additional support. I provide parent workshops, small group sessions, and individual counseling.
As school counselor, my objective is to help students succeed academically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. In order to achieve that goal, I work with parents, teachers, staff, community members, and district personnel. Students and/or their families may be referred by a staff member, community member, or by self- referral. Most importantly, every counselor in our school district seeks to provide a comprehensive school counseling program. There are four areas of this counseling program.
Guidance Curriculum: Providing a comprehensive guidance program to all students. I visit each class about six times a year to provide lessons on a number of different topics, including: bullying, harassment, safety, friendship, goal setting, diversity, drug/alcohol awareness, anti-victimization with the WHO program just to name a few topics.
Responsive Services: Meeting the immediate needs of students and their families is very important. This may include grief counseling, dealing with relationship/family issues, or stress management. At times, referrals to outside agencies is needed to provide assistance with shelter, clothing, food, and other needs.
Individual Counseling: Assisting students in their ability to monitor, understand, and control their own behavior, skills, and development. I work with students on goal setting, social skills acquisition, college/career awareness, and personal relationships.
System Support: Supporting parents, teachers, staff, and others. This better helps our students through parent education, teacher/administrator consultation, working with district personnel and community members.
Once again, I am excited to be here and look forward to a fantastic school year. If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know. I am in Room and my direct number is (972) 522 - 6610.
Let’s have a great school year!
Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Juan Perez and I am one of the counselors here at Eisenhower Elementary. I have been a Bilingual Counselor for two years and have been a teacher for many years. I am certified as a School Counselor and it is my honor and privilege to serve at Excellent Eisenhower Elementary.
The counseling program here at Eisenhower offers Classroom Guidance to all students. Short-term Individual and Small Group Counseling are also provided by referral. Referrals can be made by teachers, administrators, parents or students, themselves. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.
It is my responsibility to help your child receive the best education possible, reaching academic and social goals. It is important for students to know how to get along with each other and to be able to take responsibility for their choices and actions. Academics and social skills are important to each child’s success in school. Please let me know if there is any way I can be of service to you. Home and school working together is a winning combination!