Dorris A. Jones Elementary has a full-time counselor on staff to serve your child.
Who is our school counselor?
Carrie Batson has joined our staff as Jones Counselor.
What does a school counselor do?
A school counselor implements a developmental guidance and counseling program
Providing guidance content to all students. Lessons may include:
Anti-bullying through the use of the following
Addressing the immediate concerns of students
School related concerns
Helping students understand their own development
Program and staff support
CARE team coordinator
In addition our counselor heads up the schools implementation of RISD’s: Rachel’s Challenge Program, College and Career Week, Red Ribbon Week, and Core Essential’s Character Development program