Degrees and Certifications:
Dallas Baptist University Master of Education in School Counseling Dallas Baptist University- Master of Education in Educational Leadership Midwestern State University- Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science emphasis Criminal Justice Eastfield College- Associate of Applied Science
Rickeshea Todd is an experienced educator with a heart for children. She counts it a privilege to have the opportunity to serve students, parents, teachers and community as one of the school counselors of Lee and Uplift Lee. Her goal as a school counselor is to help all students with issues that may be affecting their academics, career, and personal/social interactions.
When she is not at school she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, creating new things, and traveling.
Degrees and Certifications:
University of Texas At Arlington- Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Angelo State University- Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling EC-4 Bilingual Generalist Teacher Certification EC-12 School Counseling
Welcome to another great school year! My name is Marisela Durán and I am excited to serve a second year at Lee Elementary and Uplift Lee. As a school counselor I provide instruction and services that focus on academic, career, and personal/social domains. Additionally, my goal is to support our students and families through collaboration and consultation with parents, teachers, school administrators, and community members, as well as provide a safe and nurturing environment for all. I look forward to assisting guide your students in the preparation for their future.
¡Bienvenidos a otro ciclo escolar fenomenal! Me llamo Marisela Durán y me da mucho gusto iniciar mi segundo ciclo escolar en la Primaria Lee y Uplift Lee. Como consejera escolar proporciono enseñanza y servicios enfocados en temas académicos, de carrera, y personales/sociales. Además, mi meta es apoyar a nuestros estudiantes y sus familias por medio de colaboración y consultación con los padres de familia, maestros, administradores de la escuela, y miembros de la comunidad, además de establecer un ambiente seguro y apto para el desarrollo. Espero con anticipación ayudar a guiar a su hijo(a) en el proceso de prepararse para el futuro.
Counseling Program Vision Statement
The vision of Lee Elementary Counseling Program is to empower students to reach their maximum potential to become skilled leaders by providing a caring, cooperative environment, dedicated to their successful growth in academic, career, and social/emotional domains.
Counseling Program Mission Statement
The mission of Lee Elementary Counseling Program is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program that empowers students with solution focused strategies to attain social/emotional, academic and career goals. Through collaboration with staff, parents/guardians, and community members students will be enabled to become successful productive citizens and lifelong learners in a globally diverse world.
As school counselors, we perform the following to promote growth:
- Individual / small group counseling on a short-term basis
- Classroom guidance each month
- Collaborate with students, parents and school staff to identify needs and enhance student success in academics, career, and personal/social development
- Respond to and provide support during personal/ school crises or emergency situations
- Provide information and resources to parents on a variety of issues
- Assist students in learning how school performance relates to future opportunities
- Help students to recognize and make the best of their abilities
- Develop student career awareness. The district is implementing a new online career program, Career Cruising, for students in PK-12th to use. We are here to support them from Cradle to Career.
- Help to create a safe and positive learning experience
Please reach out to us if you have any questions, needs or concerns. We are here to make sure school is a great experience for your child.