Welcome To the Counselor's Corner
Ms. Heather Peterson
The Character Trait for April and Mid May is RESPONSIBILITY!!
April 29- May 31st 2013
Goal: Students will investigate the world of work in order to make informed career decisions.
EC1. Understand the concepts of job and career,
EC2. Understand that behaviors such as punctuality, courtesy, proper
dress and proper language are essential to current and future
EC3. Understand the relationship of individual effort, hard work and
persistence to achievement,
EC4. Understand the importance of teamwork in working towards a
EC5. Demonstrate the decision making process, and
EC6. Demonstrate goal setting.
EC7. Recognize the benefits of both individual initiative and teamwork,
EC8. Recognize that the changing workplace requires lifelong learning,
EC9. Identify hobbies and interests, and
EC10. Identify career choices through exploration.
During the whole month we will celebrate Career Month. Our Classroom lessons will be focused on Career and College awareness. All lessons are aligned with the Virginia SOL standards.
If you would like to volunteer in your child's classroom for Career Month, Please give me a call!
Our School Counseling Mission Statement
Jennie Dean Elementary School is dedicated to creating an atmosphere of security, warmth, and encouragement which will enhance the academic, career, and personal development of all students. Through our partnerships with students, parents, faculty, and members of the community we are committed to establishing a solid foundation for lifelong learning by preparing every Jennie Dean student with the skills necessary to achieve their personal goals. Through the personal development of individuality, creativity, and positive character development, we aim for all of our students to reach their highest level of success, now and for the future!
Making Character Count at Jennie Dean
The Character Pledge
I pledge to be a Kid for Character.
I will be worthy of trust.
I will be respectful and responsible,
doing what I must.
I will always act with fairness.
I will show that I care.
I will be a helpful citizen and
always do my share.