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School Counselor

Welcome to the school counselor's page!!!

 

Every student needs appropriate personal and social skills to achieve in both their home and school environments.  Counselors are a part of the school team working to create a safe and productive school environment for students. By providing education, prevention, early identification, and intervention– school counselors can also assist teachers and students in the academic process.

   

The Counseling Program of Geiger Elementary aims to address the social/ emotional, academic, and career needs of students under the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Model and the American School Counselor Association.

 

 

Services Offered
Classroom Guidance Lessons
Individual Guidance and Counseling
Small Group Counseling
Academic Services and Student Interventions
Referrals to community agencies and programs
Assistance with registration and permanent records
Provides information related to interim/ report cards and standardized testing
 

TOPICS THAT ARE AND CAN BE ADDRESSED THROUGH THE  DEPARTMENT

Study Skills/ Test taking skills
Adjusting to a new school
Friendship
Conflict Resolution
Good Communication Skills
Behavior
Anger Management
Bullying/Teasing

 

 

How can students get in touch with

the School Counselor?

Self-referral
Counselor referral
Teacher/ Staff referral
Administrator referral
Parent Referral
Friend/Schoolmate Referral
 
How and why do parents contact the School Counselor?
 
Parents can call the school counselor at any time with questions or concerns.  Parents can also schedule a conference to come in a visit with the counselor.  Reasons parents contact the school counselor are concerns with a student’s achievement, test interpretation, early discussion and identification of potential student crisis, family difficulties, and discussing any other special needs that their child may have.  Parents can also complete a school counseling referral form by clicking on the link below.  
 
Job Shadowing Day for Sixth Graders is scheduled for February 27, 2019. Packets have been reviewed and distributed to students for completion. Students must have the packets completed with the appropriate signatures to participate. 
Job Shadowing Feburary 27th
 
 
 
Contact information:
Email - ejjohnson@fairfield1.org
Phone - (803) 337-8288 ext-50204

 Grades Serviced:
CD - 6th 

 Available Meeting Times:
By appointment. Please feel free to call or email me if you would like to meet.

 Education:
Claflin University - BA: English
South Carolina State University - Masters in Counselor Education