As Challenger's School Counselor, I...

  • Am a resource for you and your student(s)!
  • Welcome new students to Challenger
  • Lead class lessons on topics within the three School Counseling domains: Social/Emotional, Academic, and College/Career
  • Lead counseling groups and lunch bunches focusing on various topics
  • Provide short-term, solution-focused brief individual check-ins
  • Can connect families with resources
  • Support students during crises
  • Am the building's 504 Plan Coordinator
  • Am the PTA's Angel Program staff liaison 
  • Provide support to students and families experiencing homelessness through the McKinney-Vento Act
  • Am Challenger's Girls on the Run Site Coordinator
Blog - Post List
  • School Counseling Updates

    Hello Challenger Comets! We are really getting into the swing of things, aren't we?  It has been so great to see students getting settled into their new classes, getting to know their new teacher and classmates, and starting to get the hang of t...
    • 18 Sep 2020
  • Welcome Back, Challenger Comets!

    Hi all, I am so excited to be getting back into the swing of things and to welcome all of our Comets back to school! I hope you all had a safe and fun summer break and were able to spend lots of time outdoors! That was certainly one of the highlights...
    • 31 Aug 2020
  • Happy Summer, Challenger Comets!

    Hi Challenger community, With my last post and video of the school year, I wanted to send you all some summer well wishes!  While this summer may not look like those in the past or what we were hoping or thought it might look like, it can still ...
    • 15 Jun 2020
  • PBSES & Counseling Spotlight - Talking to Kids About Race

    Counseling & PBSES Spotlight This week, Mrs. Wallace and Ms. Mykela are focusing on something that is on many of our minds and hearts right now as we watch the news and witness the national conversation around the injustices within our society. L...
    • 3 Jun 2020
  • Weekly Post & Video #10 - Drawing/Art/Creativity

    Hello Challenger community! I have missed you all so much and as I've been working from home and trying to figure out how best to support you all during this time.  I have compiled some resources on the following topics and have posted them in t...
    • 1 Jun 2020
  • Weekly Post & Video #9 - Mindfulness

    Hello Challenger community! I have missed you all so much and as I've been working from home and trying to figure out how best to support you all during this time.  I have compiled some resources on the following topics and have posted them in t...
    • 27 May 2020
  • Weekly Post & Video #8 - The Power of Reading

    Hello Challenger community! I have compiled some resources on the following topics and have posted them in the "Announcements" section by topic to help you find what is most of interest/need to you and your family.   Coronavirus ...
    • 18 May 2020
  • Weekly Post & Video #7 - Growth Mindset

    Hello Challenger community! I have compiled some resources on the following topics and have posted them in the "Announcements" section by topic to help you find what is most of interest/need to you and your family.   Coronavirus Specific R...
    • 11 May 2020
  • Weekly Post & Video #6 - Positive Self-Talk

    Hello Challenger community! I have compiled some resources on the following topics and have posted them in the "Announcements" section by topic to help you find what is most of interest/need to you and your family.   Coronavirus ...
    • 4 May 2020
  • Weekly Post & Video #5 - Gratitude

    Hello Challenger community! I have compiled some resources on the following topics and have posted them in the "Announcements" section by topic to help you find what is most of interest/need to you and your family.   Coronavirus Specific R...
    • 27 Apr 2020