HFES Student-Parent Handbook 2017-18.
Meet our Fantastic Counselor, Ms. Coltrain!
Student Services at Hickory Flat Elementary
Sharon Coltrain, School Counselor
Certified School Counselors advocate for all students by collaborating with teachers, administrators, and families to support their academic, emotional, and social needs. They are vital to the school community by providing prevention and intervention programs that contribute to student growth and development.
How can my counselor help?
Works with students, parents, and teachers/administrators Counsels students individually, in small group, and in large classroom guidance settings Helps to identify the needs of children Encourages better students relationships Promotes positive attitudes and good choices Coordinates referrals to outside agencies Provides preventive and developmental guidance
How can I see my counselor?
Students may refer themselves by asking a teacher or using a self-referral form Parents may refer their child Teachers/administrators may refer students Counseling is a voluntary and confidential service!
Individual Counseling Support Groups Classroom Guidance Consultations with Teachers and Parents Crisis Intervention
Community Resource Link: www.cherokeefocus.org
Other Programs Coordinated by Our Counselor:
Career Cluster / Pathways
Speak Up Be Safe
Holiday Help Program