Counselor's Corner

  • Meet Your Counselor

    Mrs. Tina Brenneman is the school counselor at Leola Elementary.  She completed her bachelor’s degree at Shippensburg University and her master’s degree at The University of North Carolina Charlotte.  Mrs. Brenneman began her career in Lebanon School District and has been a school counselor with Conestoga Valley School District since 2001.  She is married with two daughters and enjoys spending her free time with her family.  Please contact Mrs. Brenneman by calling (717) 656-2068 or emailing tina_brenneman@conestogavalley.org.

     
    Mission Statement: 
    To support all students in the academic, career and personal/social domains as they strive for personal excellence, while becoming caring and contributing citizens in a global community. 
     
    Elementary school years set the tone for developing the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for children to become healthy, competent and confident learners. Through a comprehensive developmental school counseling program, school counselors work as a team with the school staff, parents and the community to create a caring climate and atmosphere. By providing education, prevention, early identification and intervention, school counselors can help all children achieve academic success. (source)
     
    Elementary School Counselors...
    • Encourage academic, personal/social, and career development  based on the National Standards developed by the American School Counselor's Association. 
    • Provide a systematic array of curriculum, interventions and services based on student needs. 
    • Provide individual counseling, group counseling, classroom guidance, consultation, coordination, and curriculum development. 

    Career, Academic and Personal/Social categories

    The American School Counselor Association’s Mindsets & Behaviors are organized in three broad domains: academic, career and social/emotional development. These domains promote mindsets and behaviors that enhance the learning process and create a culture of college and career readiness for all students. The definitions of each domain are as follows: Academic Development – Standards guiding school counseling programs to implement strategies and activities to support and maximize each student’s ability to learn. Career Development – Standards guiding school counseling programs to help students 1) understand the connection between school and the world of work and 2) plan for and make a successful transition from school to postsecondary education and/or the world of work and from job to job across the life span. Social/Emotional Development – Standards guiding school counseling programs to help students manage emotions and learn and apply interpersonal skills. (source)

     
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