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Mrs. Gittemeier's Counseling Website

Graden School Counseling Mission Statement

As your school counselor, I will aid in promoting positive academic, social, emotional, and career growth and development for every student at Graden Elementary. My ultimate goal is to help students embrace who they are, define who they want to be, and reach their full potentials in a diverse and ever-changing world.

Graden School Counseling Vision Statement

All Graden Elementary School students will acquire the skills needed to flourish in a diverse and ever-changing society. They will be equipped with knowledge that allows them to be college, career, and life ready. Graden students will be life-long learners who embody respect, inclusivity, empathy, and drive that will allow them to shine wherever their journey takes them.

What We Do

Responsive Services

  • Individual & Small Group Counseling
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consultation & Collaboration
  • Mental Health Referrals

Individual Planning

  • Collaborative goal setting
  • Transition planning

Guidance & Curriculum

  • Missouri School Counseling Standards based instruction
  • Integrating PBIS principles into classroom guidance lessons
  • Culturally responsive classroom guidance and curriculum activities with focus on personal social, academic, and career development skills

System Support

  • Middle School Transition Support
  • Mentor Program
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Cari Gittemeier

School Counselor
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