Elementary School Counseling

Ms. Pete

Email: apete@clarion-schools.com

Hello! My name is Amy Pete. I have a M.S. Ed. in both K-6 Instruction and K-12 School Counseling. I have been a part of the Clarion Area School District since 2000. I taught Kindergarten at Clarion Area Elementary from 2000-2020. I truly enjoyed teaching this age group as it afforded me the opportunity to develop the whole child including their academic, social, and emotional well-being. Meeting my students' needs both academically and personally was my greatest challenge and my most fulfilling reward.

After 20 years in that position, I had the opportunity to move into the school counselor role. I am excited to explore and expand upon my counseling skills, while integrating my classroom knowledge, in an effort to teach students the skills necessary to become their "Best Me".

Please email me or call the school directly if you have any questions, concerns, or feedback that would enhance your child's school experience.

Classroom Guidance Content Areas

Kindergarten: Manners, safety, self-control and friendship

First Grade: Listening skills, recess conduct, friendship and school readiness

Second Grade: Work habits, friendship, anti-bullying and empathy

Third Grade: Working and learning together, career readiness, character development and anti-bullying

Fourth Grade: Study skills, organizational skills, career readiness, empathy and anti-bullying

Fifth Grade: Study skills, organizational skills, goals, respect and responsibility, tolerance, career readiness and anti-bullying

Sixth Grade: Respect and responsibility, self-motivation, career readiness, tolerance, anti-bullying, preparation for Junior High and beyond

Small Groups & Lunch Groups

Purpose: To provide a small group setting for students to meet in a pleasing environment to discuss a variety of topics facilitated by a counselor.

Topics:

Study and organizational skills

Social skills

Table manners

Friendship

Anti-bullying

Loss

Individual Support and Referral Services

Purpose: To provide support to individual students during the academic day.

Focus is on developing coping skills.

Counseling may extend to parent contact and providing resource information and referral services.