Welcome to the Riverdale Grade School Counseling blog.  I will update our Leadership progress on this page. 

2016 Fall Leadership
     Welcome to my essential skills class.  Each trimester 7th grade students will rotate into Leadership class this school year. We will meet during 7th period (at the end of the school day) four times per week. Below there is a link to the course syllabus, Building Leadership Skills. Our work will include planning school wide activities, service learning projects and social gatherings.  I am excited to have your 7th grade child help make Riverdale Grade School exceptional through leadership. 
     I will also be helping offer a PE elective to 7/8 students on Wed. & TH this school year. This class will meet in the gym during 6th periods both days. Below there is a link to the course syllabus, Staying Fit and Growing Teamwork.

What is a



A School Counselor is:

  • A certified, specially trained educator at the Masters level.

  • A member of the school staff who helps all children.

  • A resource person for parents and teachers.

  • A person who helps children to understand themselves and others.

  • A counselor can help students to work through problems and learn coping skills.

A School Counselor helps with...