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 (ASCA)

School Counselor Roles and Ratios

TCAP Resources and Test Strategies

TCAP Parent Guide 
Downloadable guide

Test Strategies for Parents, Teachers, and Students 

TCAP Practice Tests and Item Samplers 

ADHD

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

PBS Parent Resources and Activities for Children

https://www.pbs.org/parents/

PBIS

PBIS resources

Internet Safety

NetSmartz.org 
Be safer online!

SafeKids.com 
Internet Safety Articles and Resources

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

Cybersitter 
Internet Filtering Resource for Parents

WB’s Character Strong Character Traits by Month

Respect: https://www.smore.com/t6zfb

Responsibility: https://www.smore.com/j3r41

Gratitude: https://www.smore.com/szaw1

Empathy: https://www.smore.com/1dp8n

Perseverance: https://www.smore.com/tbj53

Honesty: https://www.smore.com/dj2uq

Courage: https://www.smore.com/3ef4m

Creativity: https://www.smore.com/gpcr75