Meet the Counselor...

Terri Chandler 


Vilonia Elementary School
15 Eagle St., Vilonia, AR  72173
501-796-2112
 
terri.chandler@viloniaschools.org  
     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 (viloniaschools.org ).  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. 
 
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     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
Confidentiality:
     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.