Primary School Counselor / 1st-5th Grade

My role in this institution is to support families and students in their emotional well-being. I support teachers in the implementations of our Character Education program, Second Step, as well our peer mediation program, The peace table and mindfulness activities.
I also work with teachers to best support our students social emotional needs.

Second Step

Second Step is a program rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL) that helps transform schools into supportive, successful learning environments uniquely equipped to encourage children to thrive. More than just a classroom curriculum, Second Step’s holistic approach helps create a more empathetic society by providing education professionals, families, and the larger community with tools to enable them to take an active role in the social-emotional growth and safety of today’s children.

The Second Step SAFETY UNIT is a school mandated part of our curriculum as part of our COGNIA Accreditation. As an accredited international school we ensure that we include this instruction in all PreK-5 classrooms.
The PRIMARY SCHOOL COUNSELOR is the point of contact for these programs.

Middle School / 6th to 12th grade

My role at the institution is to ensure the well-being of the students, as a counselor I work in the socio-emotional area and as a secondary advisor I work in preparation for university by teaching college classes. preparation starting in 9th grade.

In Middle School we work hand in hand with the teachers, ensuring the emotional well-being of the student, we implement various resources such as support in the socio-emotional area such as the Second Step program and implementation mindfulness activities.

As part of the resources in preparing the students for university from 9th – 12th grade grade we implement vocational tests of personality and interests so that students have the opportunity of good preparation with a defined plan for the future. So we also work hand in hand with the College Board with the PSAT, SAT and AP international entrance exams.

My role is to foster a nurturing environment that supports the emotional, social, and behavioral development of children in the early childhood years. With a focus on collaborative partnerships with families and the school, we provide a range of services aimed at creating a positive and inclusive space for every child. Through empathy, patience, and a deep understanding of child development, our Early Childhood Counseling department plays a pivotal role in promoting emotional well-being and laying the foundation for a successful future. .

Early Childhood Counselor / Nido-Kindergarten 
Middle School Counselor / 6th-8th Grade 

Our Middle School Counseling program is dedicated to fostering a supportive environment that addresses the academic, social, and emotional needs of students navigating the crucial middle school years. Through individual and group counseling, my role is to assist students in developing effective communication skills, self-esteem, and resilience. Additionally, they collaborate closely with teachers and parents to create a holistic support system.

 From academic planning to addressing social dynamics, our department plays a vital role in empowering students to navigate the complexities of adolescence, promoting a positive and successful middle school experience.