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Our Counselor

Greetings!


My name is Mrs. Funches. I am the school counselor at Winslow Twp. Elementary School One . I have a B.A in psychology , M.A in Counseling Services from Rider University and I am certified by the state of New Jersey as a K-12 school counselor.  

As the school counselor, I have the privilege of supporting  students and families. I work with students in classrooms, in small groups, and in individual short-term counseling sessions. I provide support in crisis situations and consult with parents/guardians and teachers to develop plans in addressing academic, social and emotional challenges students may face. I look forward to establishing a positive relationship with each of you as we work  together  to maximize the academic, social, and emotional abilities of your child. While I cannot promise perfection at every turn, I can assure you that I will work hard each and every day to provide your son or daughter with the best possible guidance as they progress in their school experience.



An Elementary School Counselor Helps…

  • Students develop a better understanding and acceptance themselves.
  • Students cope with family changes.
  • Students develop decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Students develop socially and emotionally to mature in their relations with others.
  • Students transition to new grade levels and schools.
  • Parents understand their child’s emotions, behaviors, and learning styles to assist them in meeting their child’s needs.
  • Parents and teachers create a positive learning environment.
  • Teachers and administrators understand and meet the needs of all students in academic, personal, social, and emotional areas of development.
  • Community members establish a positive relationship with the school.
  • Connect students and parents to community resources.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at       609-561-8300, ext. 1112 or email me at funchsi@winslow-schools.com.

Good luck to you and your child during the school year and I look  forward to working with you. 









September School Counselor Newsletter

Mrs.Siobhan Funches
School Counselor
Winslow Twp. Elementary School 1.
(P) 609-561-8300 X.1112
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