Resume Templates: School Counselor


Miya Lipsky
888 Sparrow Avenue Miami, Florida 99999 Cell: 999-999-9999

Compassionate school counselor and educator with extensive classroom, training, and one-on-one experience involving all levels and subjects of student development. Active listener with excellent communication, management, and collaboration skills as well as dedication to working tirelessly with students to resolve mental health issues and help each grow and thrive in school and life.

Core Qualifications
Counseling expertise Program development Inner-city understanding Community volunteer Resource management Training and mentoring Creative problem solving Dedicated nature

Earned Counselor of the Year, Exceeding Expectations, and You Make a Difference awards. Authored teacher/student toolbox for Bullying and Social Skills development. Created and implemented school-wide a Positive Leadership and Social Skills Curriculum.

Professional Experience
KEEP School Counselor, Westchester Elementary Ft. Lauderdale, FL–8/2013-Current Advocate responsible student behavior by establishing a safe plan for student referrals. Counsel students in grades K-5 on self-esteem, poor academic performance, friendship, and family challenges. Provide immediate counseling for students in crisis. Conduct regular meetings regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions. Advise personnel concerning development of counseling framework for 504 and Response to Intervention teams. Consult and work with school leadership regarding team support, testing coordination, child abuse, prevention, and foster/homeless children. Establish guidelines with teachers, students, and parents concerning college and career readiness. Proactively address student tardiness, absences, referrals, and classroom grades. School Counselor, Lauderdale Manors Elementary Ft. Lauderdale, FL–8/2006-6/2013 Developed and implemented parent, family, and grandparent workshops. Coordinated and supervised college interns and presented speeches at at Nova University. Provided positive teaching experiences for new teachers as NESS Coach. Implemented the Importance for Positive Relationships by being a trainer for TRIBES and Passport to Peace . Achieved success as Child Study Chairperson and asked parents to every meeting. Designed and co-designed staff workshops such as Building Relationships, A+ Teacher/Parent Conferences, and Every Student is a Kid of Character workshops. Utilized Understanding Poverty workshop to relate to students and teachers in challenging environment. Received many thank you notes from staff, teachers, parents, and community. School Counselor, Westwood Heights Elementary Ft. Lauderdale, FL–10/2001-6/2006 Planned, organized, and implemented individual, group, and classroom counseling programs. Developed Collaborative Problem Solving Program. Contributed to safe and positive school as a TRIBES Trainer. Taught, mentored, and oversaw Master of Guidance and Counseling students from Nova University. Supervised new teachers as part of NESS team. Advocated successful Child Study as a CHRISS Trainer, Implemented I CHANGE Program for students with attendance, referral, and school grade problems. Used Student Success and Toolbox techniques to encourage learning and build classroom community. Supervised Peer Helpers Program and Conflict Mediation Training.

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