Elementary Guidance

Elementary Guidance Counselor

eMrs. Deborah LeBarron is our Elementary School Guidance Counselor If you would like to contact her, please call518-747-4529 ext. 3116  or email her at dlebarron@fortedward.org Mrs. LeBarron is available to address the personal, social, emotional,  and academic needs for all students Pre K - 5.

The counselor works as a team with students, parents, teachers and community members to provide a safe and positive learning environment.

Some of the roles of the counselor include:

•  Providing individual and group counseling dealing with topics such as

- Self-confidence, Family Issues, Peer Relationships,  Academic Skills and Peer Mediation.

•  Providing consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and other colleagues concerning the personal and
academic success of all students.

•  Communicating and exchanging information, and making referrals to community agencies concerning
children's safety and welfare.

•  Providing prevention and crisis intervention to students as needed

If you are interested in the what role the Elementary Guidance Counselor plays in a successful
student's educational experience, v
iew the following:  Role of an Elementary Guidance Counselor