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Mrs Cecil

Email: 
ncecil@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
434-528-6498 Press 2
Classes Taught: 
School Counselor

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Amelon Elementary School Counseling Program

 

About Me

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This is my ninth year in the county! I am happy to be part of the Amelon Family as the School Counselor this year. I am excited to be part of the process of your child's growth as an independent learner and thinker. I look forward to working with you this year throughout that process. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. 

 

School Counseling Mission 

 

to provide support and guidance to students with regards to their

 

1. academic achievement

2. career goals

3. personal/social needs

 

This will be achieved through a program that follows the American School Counselor Association’s National Model.

 

 

                                                                 Mrs. Cecils Mission

 

Strive to present a program that addresses the need so students in grades Prek-5, encourages students to be preventative and proactive in their choices and actions, and is developmentally appropriate for the students’ individual needs.

                                                                                    

 

                                                           How does the program work?

 

Services Provided:

 

Individual Student Planning

  • coordination of goals, strategies, abilities, and interests to create unique path for the future
  • collaboration for transitions

 

Responsive Services

  • meeting the immediate needs and concerns of students
  • consultation and collaboration with teachers, families, and specialists
  • referrals to resources
  • support in crisis situations
  • small group education and support

 

System Support

  • Connection between school and community
  • Program advocate

 

                                                                      

Guidance Curriculum

   

Monthly classroom lessons to teach, practice, and engage students with social skills, school expectation, study skills, career awareness/exploration, feelings,  and character traits

 

Individual and Small Group Counseling

 

Mrs. Cecil will be working with students individually or in small groups to address barriers to learning such as:

 

· Friendship issues / peer pressure

· Grief and loss

· Bullying

· Anger management

· Coping skills

· Study skills

· Behavior management

· And many others!

 

                      *Students will only participate in small group counseling with parent permission

 

 

Statement of Confidentiality

To respect the rights and relationships of students, information shared with the counselor will remain confidential with exception of student safety.

 

 

 

 

Ways to see Mrs. Cecil

 

1. Fill out a student referral slip outside Mrs. Cecil’s office.

2. Ask your classroom teacher to contact Mrs. Cecil.

3. Call, email, or send a note to Mrs. Cecil.

 

                                                          Where is Mrs. Cecil’s office?

 

          Walk down the first hallway after the main office and look for my Rainbow Flag and Rainbow Door!

                                                                          

 

                                                              Want more INFO? 

                                                             Try these websites:

 

amherst.k12.va.us

 

amelon.amherst.k12.va.us

 

schoolcounselor.org

 

www.doe.virginia.gov

 

www.internet4classrooms.com/parents.htm

 

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