• WHAT DOES A SCHOOL COUNSELOR DO? 

     

    Hector Ortiz, M.Ed

    School Counselor 

    All Grade Levels 

    • Mr. Ortiz
       
      • Help students when they have problems for example conflicts with peers, disorganization, family divorce or death of a loved one. 
      • Small group counseling offers a more authentic learning environment for children to learn and practice new skills with one another.
      • Guidance lessons in the classroom focusing on social-emotional learning, character education, conflict management, and other skills.
      • Work with our school Intervention Assistance Team (IAT) to help students struggling academically or behaviorally.
      • Coordinate referrals for testing and Section 504 disabilities. 
      • Conference with parents to discuss concerns for their children.