Williams/ Ledger Elementary Counselor FAQ
- Which counselor should my child contact?
Parents of scholars in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade contact Andrea Boen (firstname.lastname@example.org or call (254)542-3070).
Parents of scholars in Kinder, 1st, & 2nd grade contact Patricia Klepinger (email@example.com or call (254)542-3070).
- Can my child access a school counselor for personal issues?
Yes, a student can contact a school counselor about personal issues by sending their respective counselor, a message on Schoology. The counselor will triage on-campus learners and at-home learners and contact students as soon as possible.
- If my child is an at-home learner, can my child speak with a counselor concerning academic questions?
Yes, your child can contact the counselor about academics; however, please reach out to the teacher first. Counselors will attempt to answer academic questions via email, or Schoology. If the answer could be best explained through a phone call, the counselor will call the student.
- What information should an at-home learner include in their message to the counselor?
Students should include their first and last name, grade, student ID number, the name of their teacher (if it is a teacher concern), and a statement about the issue they are concerned about. If the statement includes information about another student, please include that student’s first and last name, grade, and the campus he/she attends.
- How do parents contact school counselors?
You can contact your student’s counselor by messaging them on Schoology, by sending them an email, or by calling the campus. Parents of scholars in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade contact Andrea Boen (firstname.lastname@example.org or call (254)542-3070). Parents of scholars in Kinder, 1st, & 2nd grade contact Patricia Klepinger (email@example.com or call (254)542-3070).
- What ways can an at-home learner get counseling support?
An at-home learner can get support in numerous ways. A student can correspond with a counselor via Schoology messages. A student can email their counselor. A student can schedule a time to speak with a counselor by telephone. A student can also make an appointment to come into the office to speak with a counselor.
- My student is a 504 student; how will meetings be held?
504 meetings can be held in person or through a phone conference. Annual reviews will be held on an as needed bases and 3-year re-evaluations will be held based on the student’s qualification date.
- After sending a message, how long will it be before my student hears back from their counselor?
Counselors will respond to students during school hours within a 24 - 48 hours.
- What do I do if I think my at-home learner might qualify for 504 services?
If you believe your child might qualify for 504 services, you should contact your student’s counselor. The school counselor will walk you through the process.
Updated August 10, 2020 ARC