Elementary School Counselor
Danielle Mikesell-Redding, PhD, NCC, LPC
Elementary Counseling Mission Statement
The mission of the Fairfield Elementary school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive, preventative program which focuses on students’ developmental needs in the areas of academics, career, and personal/social skills. In partnership with the educational team, which includes other educators, families, students, and the community, the counselor will facilitate a support system to ensure all students have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at their highest potential as productive members of society.
Elementary Counseling Vision Statement
The students of Fairfield Elementary School are successful and skillful learners, navigating a world of increasing academic and social demands and ever-changing technological advancements. They continually possess and exhibit good character, including respect, empathy, responsibility, and self-discipline. Our students are recognized for their unique contributions and service to the school, district, and community. Fairfield students possess the knowledge, abilities, and fortitude to complete the post-secondary schooling required for the vocation of their choice; ultimately, allowing them to become valuable, contributing members of society.
The Fairfield Elementary School Counseling Program works with students in a variety of ways to help them during childhood, a time of great physical, social, intellectual, and emotional change. The counseling program is designed to help students explore their strengths and weaknesses, attitudes, and personal aspirations. Students can be provided counseling services through several means, including individual counseling, group counseling, and classroom guidance lessons.