“A person's a person, no matter how small.”
Alto Park Elementary School offers a comprehensive school counseling program. Students in pre-kindergarten through 5th grade receive services in individual, small group and whole-class sessions.
All K-5 classes receive whole-class counseling Lessons. Students participate in lessons that address academic success, S.O.A.R.ing behavior, friendship, conflict resolution and much more.
Small Group Counseling
Small group counseling provides a supportive environment for students to express their thoughts and feelings about particular topics with their peers. These groups, generally comprised of 4-6 students and are short term. Groups are created based on data and parent or teacher referrals.
Lunch Bunch Sessions
Character development is a top priority. Lunch bunch sessions are organized in a manner that allows students to participate in a small group to discuss the monthly character/core value. Every student will have the opportunity to participate in at least one lunch bunch session during the course of the school year.
We will be discussing the following for the 2017-2018 school year: