Dan Schwartz, School Counselor

Dan ScwartzAs the School Counselor at Willow Brook Elementary, Mr. Dan Schwartz (Known mostly by students, faculty, and parents as “Mr. Dan” here at Willow Brook) serves a variety of roles. Mr. Dan welcomes new students and their families to the school, meets with students and their families, consults with teachers regularly, works with community agencies and side by side with Mrs. Jo Bruce and Mrs. Peters in Willow Brook’s Family Resource Center, and visits classrooms throughout the year completing character education, study skills, and other guidance topics during his lessons.

Mr. Dan is a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and has been at Willow Brook Elementary as the School Counselor since July 2008. Mr. Dan has received his BA from the University of Tennessee, MAT in Education from Boston University, and his Ed.S. in School Counseling from the University of Tennessee.

Links

American School Counselor Association

ASCA Parent Resources 
A list of Articles and Resources for parents from the Ameican School Counselor Association website.

Role of the School Counselor 
Role of the School Counselor (ASCA)

TCAP Resources and Test Strategies

TCAP Parent Guide 
Downloadable guide

Test Strategies for Parents, Teachers, and Students 

TCAP Practice Tests and Item Samplers 

TCAP Resources

Study Island 

River Ridge Environmental Camp

River Ridge 

River Ridge 2011 Handouts and Resources 

ADHD

Understood.org
Website for support of Parents and Teachers dealing with issues related to ADHD/ADD diagnoses and Academics.

PBIS

PBIS resources

Bullying Resources

SafeYouth.org 
Articles and Resources for Parents, Kids, and Teachers

PBS Kids Bullying Website 
Games and Info for Kids!!

The Buzz on Bullying (ASCA) 
Article on Bullying from the experts at the American School Counseling Association.

Internet Safety

NetSmartz.org 
Internet safety for Students, Parents, and Teachers!

SafeKids.com 
Internet Safety Articles and Resources

McGruff.org 
Games, Advice, and Stories for kids and parents!

Cybersitter 
Internet Filtering Resource for Parents