Guidance Counselor Mission

Advocating that every child has the opportunity to be successful academically, socially, and emotionally.  Ensuring every child has or develops a love and appreciation for lifelong learning through a comprehensive guidance program. Collaborating with teachers to inspire all children to be prepared for college, career, and be good citizens in their communities.

Elementary counselors help teachers color their world more effective by:

  • Consulting with them about children and coordinating efforts to work with individual students
  • Planning small groups and classroom guidance to meet specific needs
  • Promoting a positive school climate
  • Meeting with parents as needed

Counselor Areas of Focus

  • Character Education & Responsible Behavior
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • College & Career development

Elementary counselors serve the entire school community. Counselors are ready to help…

  • Any student may request counseling
  • Any parent may request counseling for a child or a parent consultation
  • Any school staff may refer a student
  • All students in the school are served by the counselor

Tanglewood Elementary School counselors…

  • Connect with all Students
  • Empower them to achieve success
  • Help them feel safe

Elementary counselors help children color their world brighter and…

  • Be successful in school
  • Cope with changes in themselves and their surroundings
  • Build positive feelings toward self and others
  • Develop skills in interacting and communicating with others
  • Identify and accept their own and other’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Become responsible for their own behavior

Tanglewood Elementary Counselor Qualifications

All counselors at Tanglewood have…

  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience
  • Texas state certification as a counselor
  • A master’s degree in guidance and counseling
Please contact for more information.