Meet the Counselor...

Terri Chandler 

Vilonia Elementary School
15 Eagle St., Vilonia, AR  72173
     Welcome to Vilonia Elementary School!  We are a K-3 school with an amazing group of students, teachers, and staff.  If you are new to our district, please take a look at our website ( ).  There you'll find information about each of our schools.  If you'd like more information about Vilonia Elementary School, please browse our website, call our main office at 501-796-2112, or explore the COUNSELOR'S CORNER. I hope you'll find the information helpful. 

     My name is Terri Chandler, and I have been a school counselor for 18 years.  Before I became a counselor, I taught for 9 years.  I look forward to another exciting year!  

My role at VES:
  • Providing individual and small group counseling to our students in grades K-3.  
  • Classroom guidance lessons.  
  • Working with students and families by providing support during a personal or family crisis.  (parents separating, death of a pet or loved one, illness, homelessness, house fire, etc.)  
  • Classroom behavior support.
  • Social skills development.
  • Transitions (new students, adjustment to kg, moving up to FMIS)
  • Providing community resources to families in need.
  • Anger management.
  • Referrals to outside agencies for mental health services.
  • 504 coordinator.
  • Standardized testing coordinator.
  • Weekend food backpack program.

How can your child visit the counselor?
  • Self-referral
  • Parent referral
  • Administrator referral
  • Teacher or staff referral
  • Outside counselor referral
     Whatever a student says to me is confidential with the exception of student safety.  If a child is in danger (or is a danger to themselves or others), I must seek appropriate help.