Who is an Elementary School Counselor?

  • An Elementary School Counselor is a certified professional who works within a child's total environment to assist him/her in addressing his/her academic, behavioral, emotional and social needs.
  • An Elementary School Counselor helps to empower children to feel good about themselves and aids them in the process of making positive decisions that lead to healthy and meaningful lives.
  • An Elementary School Counselor serves children and their families, teachers, administrators and the community.

What does the Elementary School Counselor do?

  • Serves as a "friendly helper" for ALL students by providing services in the following areas: academic development, personal/social development and career development.
  • Teaches developmental classroom guidance lessons, which are intended to support and compliment the efforts of parents and classroom teachers.
  • Provides counseling services to students through individual and small group sessions.
  • Consults with parents, teachers, administrators, and community agencies and aids in coordinating referrals to outside agencies.

How can a School Counselor help?

The School Counselor can provide support services to address a number of issues, including (though certainly not limited to) the following: 

Anger Management

Coping Skills

Grief and Loss


Divorce/Changing Families


Behavior Modification

Friendship Skills

Social Skills


How does a Student See a School Counselor?

  • Referral for counseling may be done by the parent, the teacher, or through self-referral.
  • Individual counseling is available to students on a short term or intermittent basis.  
  • At different times during the year small support groups are offered to students with common needs or concerns.
  • Parents with questions or concerns regarding their child are encouraged to contact the counselor.

Kari Falbo, M.S.

School Counselor for Big Bend, Prairie View, and Section Elementary Schools
Phone: (262) 363-6260, x29042

Megan L. Johnson, M.S.

School Counselor for Clarendon Avenue, Eagleville Charter, and Rolling Hills Elementary Schools
Phone: (262) 363-6286, x22003


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Prairie View Elementary

  • W330 S6473 HWY E, North Prairie, WI 53153
  • Phone: (262)392-6310
  • Fax: (262)392-6312