Plantation Elementary

Professional School Counselors

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The professional school counselor has earned a Master's Degree and is state certified in Guidance and Counseling.  Each counselor is a key resource person in your school who has special training in child growth and development, occupational an deducational information.


Individual Counseling

Individual counseling is a personal and private meeting between a counselor and student where ideas, feelings, and behaviors can be safely explored.

Small Group Counseling

Small Group Counseling involves two to eight participants who discuss common issues and concerns.  Group members have an opportunity to learn from each other, share ideas and receive feedback.

Group Guidance

Group Guidance is a classroom lesson developed and presented by the school counselor.

Parental Support

Parental Support provides parents the opportunity to discuss their child's progress, abilities, growth, and development.

Community Agencies

Community agencies are utilized by the school counselor to meet specific needs.




The Professional School Counselor...


MAINTAINS confidentiality

GUIDES students in setting goals and identifying methods of attaining them

PROVIDES information regarding school, college, jobs, and career options

FACILITATES parent/teacher conferences

ASSISTS in crisis situations

HELPS students recognize their abilities, skills, achievements, interests, and needs

PROVIDES resource information to students and parents

ASSISTS with conflict resolutions

SERVES as a liaison between the home, school, and community




Ms. Liz Leday

Grades K-2  


Mrs. Shaterrika Williams

Grades 3-5