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Counselor's Corner

Your Meadow Village Counselors

  Charlie Garza: Guidance Counselor


Lenni Peed: Guidance Counselor      


Your elementary counselor...

COUNSELS individuals and small groups to help meet identified needs. Groups may focus on issues of loss, divorce, self-esteem, social skills/relationships, stress, dealing with feelings and anger control, study skills, and motivation. The counselor helps students use a problem solving approach to find appropriate solutions.

TEACHES the guidance curriculum and assists teachers with guidance related curricula.

Topics include school orientation, conflict resolution, interpersonal effectiveness, responsible behavior, drug awareness, self-esteem, cross cultural effectiveness, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, career education, testing skills, motivation to achieve, evaluating progress, and transition to the next grade.

CONSULTS with parents regarding any concerns about their children.

CONSULTS with teachers and administrators regarding students' needs.

SERVES as the student advocate.

COORDINATES and monitors standardized testing.

INTERPRETS test results to students, teachers and parents.

COORDINATES with school and community personnel to bring together resources for students.

GUIDES  students in the development of educational and career plans.

FACILITATES the "eCHILD PROCESS" system of identifying students with special needs and making sure those students will receive the appropriate strategies or programs that will meet those needs.

COORDINATES  & FACILITATES extra activities to support the guidance curriculum (Red Ribbon Week, Career Day, Bike Rodeo, Higher Education Week).

Your child may see the counselor by:

Self referral

Teacher referral

Parent referral 

Administrative referral

Referral by a friend




Counseling Program Information

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Comprehensive Guidance Program.doc 8/17/2013
Kelso.doc 8/17/2013
Northside Pillars of Character.doc 8/17/2013

Up Coming Events

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Parent Consultation Center Flyer.rtf 8/17/2013

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The 40 Developmental Assets are common sense, positive experiences and qualities that help influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults.
The Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities (SDFSC) Program in Northside ISD plans and implements a comprehensive drug and violence prevention program to prevent the use, possession, and distribution of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drugs by students and employees to prevent violence and promote school safety to create disciplined environments conducive to learning