School Psychologist

  • The School Psychologist works with students to:
    • Provide counseling, instruction, and mentoring for those struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral problems
    • Increase achievement by assessing barriers to learning and determining the best instructional strategies to improve learning
    • Promote wellness and resilience by reinforcing communication and social skills, problem solving, anger management, self-regulation, self-determination, and optimism
    The School Psychologist works with students and their families to:
    • Identify and address learning and behavior problems that interfere with school success
    • Support students' social, emotional, and behavioral health
    • Teach parenting skills and enhance home–school collaboration
    • Make referrals and help coordinate community support services
    The School Psychologist works with teachers to:
    • Identify and resolve academic barriers to learning
    • Design and implement student progress monitoring systems
    • Design and implement academic and behavioral interventions
    • Create positive classroom environments
    • Motivate all students to engage in learning
  • Ms. Katie Downs
     
    Mrs. Nicole Folsom