COUNSELING AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Counselor

Melanie Clark
clarkme@oes.edu
503-416-9248 

The Lower School counselor, a member of the Lower School Student Support Team, works closely with students (Pre-K through Fifth), teachers, and parents to foster social and emotional development. During classroom visits the counselor works with students on basic life skills, such as self-knowledge, respect and responsibility for self and others, conflict resolution, communication skills, developing and sustaining friendships, and self-care. The curriculum is presented with developmental consideration at each grade level.

The counselor also provides support to students through individual and group sessions in identified areas of concern. Through consultation with teachers and parents, the counselor and faculty work as a team to achieve the potential of each student. This may include parent/counselor meetings, parent education, and community outsourcing for counseling referrals and assessments. All personal and family information is handled with the greatest care and respect.

Academic Specialist

Ari Sternberg
sternberg@oes.edu
503-416-9246 

 

The Lower School Learning Specialist Ari Sternberg is a member of the Lower School Student Support Team. He works closely with students (Pre-K through Fifth), teachers, and parents to address academic support for students in Lower School. The Academic Specialist proactively engages students, families, faculty, staff, and outside providers to support students’ strengths and address their academic needs.

 

  • Monday - March 27, 2017
    • Spring Break
    Tuesday - March 28, 2017
    • Spring Break
    Wednesday - March 29, 2017
    • Spring Break
    Thursday - March 30, 2017
    • Spring Break
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