Becky Valek

"Students are my reason for coming to work everyday."

Biography:
Ms. Valek began her school counseling career at FAIR School Crystal in January 2001, the inaugural year.  Setting up the program and revising it through the years has provided much satisfaction. Beginning 2nd semester of the 2010-11 school year, Ms. Valek began her adventure as a high school counselor at FAIR School Downtown.

She received her Bachelor's degree (Sociology with a criminal justice emphasis) and her Master's degree in Education (K-12 School Counseling) from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. 

Ms. Valek strives to meet the academic, social/emotional and career needs of all students.  She meets with students individually, in small groups and classroom settings.

When not working, Ms. Valek enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.  She spends summers camping and enjoying the outdoors.  She also enjoys volleyball, softball and running.  In the fall of 2013, she began playing indoor soccer.



Individual Counseling 
and 
Group Guidance

Academic and career guidance
Personal/social issues
Post-secondary planning




Freshmen Fall Group Guidance
November 18, 2013
Ms. Valek met with current freshmen regarding graduation requirements, Family Connection etc. See attachment for the powerpoint.  d




Announcements:


PSEO is for juniors and seniors and allows them to take college classes and earn high school and college credit. PSEO is paid for by the state of Minnesota. Sophomores can take one PSEO course each semester.

 

If a student is interested in PSEO , he/she should come see me.


See attachments at bottom of page for powerpoints and documents from these meetings.


Available to students-
Family Connection by Naviance

Family Connection will allow you to:

  • Get involved in the planning and advising process – Build a resume, complete online surveys, and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers
  • Research colleges – Compare your GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics of students admitted to each college
  • Research careers – Research hundreds of careers and career clusters
  • Create plans for the future – Build course plans, create goals and to-dos, and complete tasks assigned to you by the school to better prepare yourself for your future college and career goals.
  • To login - Find Family Connection link with Schoolview link. Where it says "email" use first name_last name and password is student ID number.


Attachments:
9th grade fall guidance session- Nov 2013

PSEO parent information session keynote-spring conferences

financial aid presentation 

FAFSA presentation-seniors-February 2014

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Nov 19, 2013, 9:54 AM
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Feb 11, 2014, 12:57 PM
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PSEO Parent info session-spring conferences.key
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Feb 25, 2013, 11:44 AM
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Rebecca Valek,
May 31, 2013, 7:21 AM
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Rebecca Valek,
Feb 25, 2013, 11:46 AM