Counseling Corner

Welcome to Dawson Elementary School Counseling!



The students at Dawson Elementary School are high-achieving learners who are on target to graduate college and career ready, well prepared to meet the challenges and high expectations of the 21st century.  All students are know, valued, and inspired to participate in rigorous curriculum and high quality opportunities for self-directed personal growth supported by the comprehensive school counseling program that facilitates strategic partnerships between the school, family, and community.  As successful, life-long learners and productive citizens, our students achieve their unlimited potential, making a positive difference in our school and community.



The mission of the Dawson Elementary School Counseling Program is to provide all students with a comprehensive school counseling program that incorporates an engaging curriculum that encourages the highest level of student achievement through their growth in academic, career, and personal/social domains.  In partnership with teachers, administrators, parents and a caring community, the school counselor will inspire and equip all students to achieve their unlimited potential and be successful lifelong learners and problem solvers.


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Basic 1: Maximize Love, Manage Stress

Basic 2: Talk, Sing, and Point

Basic 3: Count, Group, and Compare

Basic 4: Explore through Movement and Play

Basic 5: Read and Discuss Stories


Please click here for more information about the Basics.

COVID 19 Crisis Support


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Students enter class code 3PYYRV


Dr. Monica Sparks, Ed.d

Dawson Elementary School Counselor