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Who are school counselors?

Who are school counselors?

“School counselors work to maximize student success, promoting access and equity for all students. As vital members of the school leadership team, school counselors create a school culture of success for all.” (ASCA)

  1. How will I do this for your student?
  2. Advocate, advocate, advocate!!
  3. Help your student learn to manage their emotions using skills they have and the ones they will learn.
  4. Provide Guidance Lessons for all students on topics relevant to House Creek students.
  5. Identify student challenges and needs and address them.
  6. Collaborate with families, teachers, administrators, and the community to provide the most useful tools necessary for student growth and achievement.
  7. Other: individual and group counseling; participate in campus initiatives that honor students, family, and community; work closely with staff to understand the needs of students; offer after-school clubs that focus on building useful and positive character.



Clubs offered through the Counseling Department:



Our Award-winning Team participates in multiple opportunities throughout the school year to strengthen and celebrate our amazing students. Service projects, leadership development, and a strong work ethic are just a few of the topics discussed.

MCEC Elementary School of the year winner 2021 - 2022.


HOPE Squad

This group of 4th and 5th graders work hard to Help Others Problem-solve Effectively. As peer mediators, these students learn the art of communication and conflict resolution. 



For questions or concerns, please contact Amy Simpson at or call House Creek Elementary at 254-518-3000.