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Mrs.  Susan  Wells
Counselor

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Counselor

My name is Susan Wells and I am the Guidance Counselor at Hillcrest Elementary School. The goal of our guidance program is to assist students in their personal, academic, and career development.  We develop skills and awareness in these areas through large group guidance lessons, small group counseling sessions, and individual counseling sessions with students.  If I can be of assistance to you or your child, please contact me through the school office.

Work Experience

6th grade teacher - Tuscaloosa Academy (2 years)

Guidance Counselor - Hewitt Elementary/Warrior Elementary, Jefferson County Schools (1 year)

Guidance Counselor - Kermit Johnson Elementary, Jefferson County Schools (3 years)

Guidance Counselor - Hillcrest Elementary (entering my 4th year)

Personal Information

I attended the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) and earned a B.S. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and M.A. in School Guidance and Counseling. I am married to John Wells and have two daughters (12 and 10) who attend Enterprise City Schools. We have lived in Enterprise for 10 years and love it here.  It is a great place to raise a family!

Resources

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, PhD.

Homework tips for parents - http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/homework.html and http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/homework/index.html

Helping your child make friends - http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/growing-friendships/201209/how-children-make-friends-part-1 

Bullying help for kids- http://www.stopbullying.gov/kids/

Bullying help for parents - http://www.stopbullying.gov/

For older kids (friendship, study skills, time management, gossip/rumors) - http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/school/index.html 

Internet safety - http://www.netsmartz.org/internetsafety

 

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