Rover School Counseling

Meet the School Counselor:

Julie Chitwood

Mrs. Chitwood is Rover’s counselor. Born in the Midwest, but raised in California, Mrs. Chitwood decided to pursue her post secondary education at the University of Arizona, where she graduated in 2011. While working in student affairs at the University post graduation, Mrs. Chitwood decided to obtain her Masters in Counseling and Mental Health, with a specialization in school counseling. Mrs. Chitwood is passionate about helping students recognize their potential and is motivated to assist students in solving any issues that they are facing that may affect their academics, career aspirations, and/or personal and social interactions.

Communication is important and oftentimes people have trouble finding the appropriate words to convey the emotions that they feel. Mrs. Chitwood wants to promote an environment of positive communication at Rover and is excited to work with the students and staff.

Mrs. Chitwood's Schedule:

Monday: Tempe Academy of International Studies

Tuesday: Tempe Academy of International Studies

Wednesday: Rover Elementary School

Thursday: Rover Elementary School

Friday: Rover Elementary School

Mrs. Chitwood's Contact Information:

Tempe Academy:

(480) 459-5048 x6340


(480)897-7122 x6816

Please know that Mrs. Chitwood, when on campus, will help any child in crisis. However, if you would like your student to participate in any small groups, or individual counseling, a permission slip must be signed. You may get a permission slip from the school or download this one:

Parent Consent ROVER.doc