Meet the Counselors
School counselors promote and enhance achievement with an annual comprehensive school counseling plan that ensures that every student receives school counseling services. Credentialed school counselors provide comprehensive counseling programs that incorporate prevention and intervention with continuous academic, career, and personal/development activities that will prepare them for meaningful participation in a diverse, changing world. These activities include classroom guidance, small groups for skill mastery, individual counseling for students with specific needs, and a variety of other proactive and innovative ways to support student performance.
School counselors implement a program based on the National Standards for School Counseling Programs and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model. They also provide resources to staff, students, families, and others to ensure that a family-friendly environment is established and ensure that students have access to a safe school climate necessary for academic and social/emotional growth.
Parents are always welcome to come in or call 754-322-5500 for assistance or advice.
Welcome Broadview Kindergarten Families
I am so happy you have become part of our Broadview family! The first day of school is an exciting milestone each year in a child's life. As wonderful as this new experience might be, it can also be quite stressful for some children, parents, and even grandparents. New situations and change can, at times, be unsettling for all of us. For many children this may be their first experience at separation, while others have done this at other times with church, day care, or special outings. It is common for even the most outgoing child to be anxious the first day of school. On the next page there are a few suggestions to assist everyone during this transition from home to school, summer to fall.
- Prepare your child by discussing what to expect Monday morning (morning routine, arrival, your leaving, your returning, bus pick up/drop off, etc.).
- Convey a positive attitude. Your child will be aware of your feelings. Your enthusiasm will help your child see school in a positive way.
- Establish a morning routine and even practice on Sunday (or a few days in a row) as a trial run. This will give your child comfort as you add predictability to the first day. We are creatures of routine and habit!
- Bring something from home to keep in their backpack that can be used as a comfort (small stuffed animal, pillow, bracelet, picture, etc.).
- Clearly state where you will be while your child is at school and who will return to pick them up or get them off the bus. It is also helpful to tell them you will be excited to hear what they learned while you were apart. Make sure you ask as soon as you see them.
- Most importantly maintain a good-bye routine. This may include a kiss, hug, and reassurance of who and when they will be picked up. Extended good-byes with "just one more kiss" tend to heighten the anxiety for both you and your child.
Above all remember we are here to help! We prefer your child not associate this separation with the classroom, and encourage drop off at the car rider area. We look forward to a fun and exciting year of learning. WELCOME!