Counseling

Get to know your counselor

Kimberly Hendricks

Your counselor is someone who you will want to get to know because she can assist you as you progress through elementary school. Make an appointment to see your counselor.

Counselor: Kimberly Hendricks

Phone: (972) 675-3060

What can my counselor do for me?

Counselors will help you by:

  • reviewing your choice of subject during the registration period (February - April)
  • providing study skills and academic information
  • providing career and college information
  • helping in teacher/student relationships
  • helping cope with family issues
  • listening to concerns about friends, etc.
  • giving you information about life and decision-making skills
  • referring you to people or places outside of school for help if necessary
  • being your advocate – counselors are here for you!

Counselors for each campus are certified by the state of Texas in School Counseling, have a Master’s Degree, and previous teaching experience. Each elementary school has a guidance counselor to help ensure that adequate support for helping students to succeed and meet their goals is available.

Visit the district website for more information about the GISD Guidance & Counseling programs.

 

VISION

School Counseling Program Vision Statement:

Spring Creek Elementary School Counseling Program vision is to provide a preventative, responsive and comprehensive program that cultivates academic, personal/social, and career connections for all students. The students at Spring Creek Elementary are healthy and responsible individuals that are eager to learn and grow. Our program supports all students while assisting them to recognize their full potential as learners and responsible productive citizens of our diverse community.


MISSION

School Counseling Mission Statement:

Spring Creek Elementary Counseling Mission is to provide a comprehensive counseling curriculum that addresses the academic, career and personal/social/emotional development of all students in a safe and nurturing environment. Our program is committed to collaborating with stakeholders to provide evidence-based support to empower student growth and develop responsible productive citizens to build skills for life-long learners.

Bullying and cybersafety

No student should be subjected to bullying or harassment that interferes with their ability to learn or their safety.

Visit the district website for more information and resources related to bullying and cybersafety.

Anonymous Alerts®

You can use the Anonymous Alerts® webform or mobile app to quickly, easily and anonymously report bullying, cyberbullying and other sensitive topics to school officials.

Anonymous Alerts® is monitored by GISD Security 24-hours daily and should only be used for serious and urgent matters. In the event of an emergency or life-threatening event, always call 911.

Submit an Anonymous Alert®

Download the app

To place a report from a mobile device, first download the free Anonymous Alerts® app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Then open the app and enter activation code garlandisd.