Ms. Tina, School Counselor

Overdale Elementary School

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How can I assist you and your student?

Welcome!


The counseling program seeks to ensure that all students acquire and demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed in academics, career development, and personal/social development in preparation for meaningful participation in a complex changing world. I work closely with students, parents, teachers, and other community members to implement a comprehensive guidance and counseling program. I want to assist you in helping your child grow into the next generation of parents, employers, citizens, and leaders. If I can be of assistance to you in any way please call on me because I am here for you and our students.


Contact Information:


Overdale Elementary School

651 Overdale Drive

Louisville, KY 40229

Office - 502.869.2800

Cell - 502.882.0133

Fax - 502.957.2419

Email - tina.anderson@bullitt.kyschools.us

FAQ

Q: What is counseling?


Counseling is a helping process that takes place in an atmosphere of acceptance, respect, and trust. School counselors work with students to help them understand themselves, their behaviors, feelings, and relationships. The purpose of counseling is to help students identify their personal strengths and develop ways to be successful in today’s changing world.

Q: What are the roles and responsibilities of the school counselor?

  • A: Child Advocate
  • K-5 Guidance Program
  • Goal Setting
  • Testing Coordinator
  • Small Group Counseling Service
  • Individual Counseling Service
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Parent Conferences and Workshops
  • Teacher/Staff Consultation
  • Consultation with Community Agencies


Q: How are you available to help?


  • Promoting positive attitudes among students towards self, family, peers and community.

  • Assisting students in learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.

  • Developing and delivering classroom guidance lessons that teach skills such as decision making, resolving conflict and respecting others.

  • Working with students, parents and school staff to identify learning needs and to design interventions to enhance student success.

  • Helping students to recognize and make the best of their abilities.

  • Providing support during a personal crisis.

  • Working with students on attendance issues.

  • Coordinating referrals to outside agencies.

  • Developing student career awareness.

  • Helping to create a safe and positive learning experience.


Q: What are some reasons to refer your child for counseling?

  • A: Grief/Loss
  • Family Changes
  • Anger/Self-Control
  • Friendship/Social Skills
  • Self-confidence
  • Stress Management
  • Goal-Setting
Schedule an Appointment

Please complete the Google form and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Please let me know you or your child's needs.

Work Ethic Certification

Bullitt County Schools is proud to continue our work ethic certification program for grades four and five. The intent of the Work Ethic Certification program is to recognize students that demonstrate work ethic by meeting specific criteria.

Elementary students must meet the below criteria to obtain Work Ethic Certification.


  • Attendance criteria - Obtain no more than 2 unexcused absences.

  • Behavior criteria - Incur zero behavior incidents listed in Infinite Campus.

  • Academic criteria - A student must have a score of basic or above when using standards based report cards.

Family Resource Center Resources

Mrs. Reynold's is always willing to help families too and has numerous resources. Please see her virtual office for important links.