Guidance
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Guidance Counselor

Deloris E. Smith
Deloris E. Smith

Your Guidance Counselor

Hello, my name is Deloris E. Smith I am a native of Orangeburg SC. I am the Guidance Counselor here at Mellichamp Elementary School. I am passionate about the social, personal. and emotional wellbeing of children. I am as equally passionate about their academic success and college and career awareness. I am honored to serve the children and families of Mellichamp Elementary School. If I can ever be of service to you and your family please do not hesitate to contact me at the information provided.

 

Elementary School Counselors Help Children:

Understand the self and develop a positive self-image

Show respect for the feelings of others

Develop decision-making skills

Maintain effective relationship with peers and adults

Develop College and Career Awareness

Develop effective study skills

Prepare for middle school transition

Counselors Roles  & Responsibilities

  • Teach classroom guidance lessons
  • Facilitate short-term small group counseling
  • Provide short-term individual counseling
  •  Collaborate with teachers and staff
  • Consult with parents
  • Provide parents information and/or referrals for community resources
  • Provide students with opportunities for new experiences