School Counselors at Gil Sanchez Elementary (GSE) believe:
- All children are resilient and capable of reaching their full potential. Our students can meet the high expectations and academic standards which drive the school’s curriculum.
- Academic, career, social, and personal developmental needs of the student are best achieved through the implementation of a comprehensive school guidance and counseling program.
- Our school counselors are leaders who appreciate the individual uniqueness of every student, and through collaboration, advocate for equal access and opportunities for all students.
- Our counselors are licensed professionals who address barriers to learning and believe that student success will be maximized through participation in our comprehensive program.
- Student success can be promoted by analyzing school data and program feedback in order to assess needs and develop goals.
- Our counselors are guided by the highest moral principles and standards set through the ethical codes and framework prescribed by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).
The school counselors’ mission at GSE is to provide the opportunity for success to every student regardless of their cultural, ethnic, or economic background. Every student will have access to a comprehensive school guidance and counseling program built around a demanding curriculum in order to promote high levels of personal growth in academic, career, and social realms. In collaboration with all stakeholders in the school district and surrounding community, counselors will help all students become progressive learners with the strength of mind capable of overcoming adversity with courage.
American School Counselor Association For more information on school counselors, follow the link and click on the "Parents & Public" tab! Bullying AwarenessBullying is a form of aggressive behavior that is unwanted, intentional, and hurtful; it can be damaging, and has the potential for serious lasting effects.
In order to be considered bullying the behavior must be aggressive and include:
> An Imbalance of Power: Kids who bully use their power, such as physical strength or popularity to control/harm others
> Repetition: Behaviors have or can happen more than once.
Bullying behaviors include physical and verbal attacks, spreading rumors, making threats, or excluding someone from a group on purpose.
For more help/information, see your counselor and/or click on the link above!
CyberBully HotlineCyber-bullying is a form of indirect or social bullying that uses technological communications (text or images) this is an act of being cruel to others by sending or posting harmful material or compromising photographs online or through cell phone. For additional resources you may contact (505) 333-0044 or simply click on the above link... National Mental Health Awareness MonthOn May 3, 2016, President Obama issued a presidential proclamation marking May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. NM Crisis and Access LineWhen you feel that you are in crisis, there is someone always here to listen 24/7/365....
1(855) 662-7474 professional
1(855) 466-7100 peers
Valencia Shelter Services (VSS)Valencia Shelter services is a great community resource for individuals and families suffering the effects of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or child abuse...
VSS - 24 Hour Hotline - #(505)864-1383