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Kiski Area School District Learning Has No Boundaries - Every Child. Every Classroom. Every Day.

Counseling Center

Elementary Counselors
 
Jennifer Pursh
Elementary Counselor at East Primary and South Primary (3-4) Contact # 724-567-6706 Email pursh@kiskiarea.com
 
Mrs. Shelby Booth
Upper Elementary
724-727-3421
shelby.booth@kiskiarea.com


Ms. Melissa Beck
North Primary
South Primary (Grades K-2)
724-845-2032
melissa.beck@kiskiarea.com
 
What can an elementary counselor do for you and your child?

School Counselors:
  • Provide monthly classroom guidance lessons relating to character education, career development, friendship, social skills, and self-awareness.
  • Offer various small group opportunities related to self-image, academic success, friendship, and more.
  • Provide individual assistance to students in need. Topics may include study skills, conflict resolution, feeling awareness, anger management, self confidence, communication skills, friendship concerns, and more.
  • Help students with their academic, personal, social, and career development.
  • Lead the Student Assistance Program to better serve students in need.
 
School Counselors can help parents:
  • Navigate academic services and structure.
  • With making referrals to community agencies for assistance.
  • Find resources to assist their students’ needs.
  • Understand and facilitate academic evaluation requests.