What Does a School Counselor Do?

  • school counselors  

    • 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 envirornment 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.

  • Djuna Prater and Michael Connolly
    West University Elementary School
    3756 University Blvd.  Houston, TX 77005
    Telephone: 713-295-5215 Fax: 713-667-8514
    Office Hours 7:30-3:00 pm
    Other times by appointment