Clay Guidance Department

Elementary Guidance Counselors provide…

  • Developmental classroom guidance lessons focusing on:
    1. Understanding of self and others, coping strategies, peer relationships and effective social skills, communication, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and study skills, career awareness and substance abuse.
    2. Classroom management strategies.
    3. Proactive/preventive programming.
    4. Individual and small group counseling.
    5. Positive leadership, encouraging a safe, nurturing environment.
    6. Consultations with parents, staff and community agencies.

Elementary Guidance Counselors¬†will also help when…

  • Social, emotional and behavioral issues interfere with academic success.
  • Family or community crises impact students and staff.
  • Parents need information and support with the challenging job of raising children.

Students meet with their elementary counselors by…

  • Teacher or staff referral
  • Self-referral
  • Parent referral
  • Peer referral
  • Counselor initiated referral

EASD Elementary Counselors offer individual and small group experiences dealing with…

  • Social Skills
  • Study Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Family Changes
  • Behavior Modification

About Our Guidance Counselor

Mr. Steven Lauer is the Guidance Counselor of Clay Elementary School.
Feel free to click the button below to send Mr. Lauer a message.