Hello! My name is Adama Lasisi and I am so happy to be the School Counselor at Morris Hill Elementary! This is my second year as a School Counselor and my 5th year working in the elementary school level. I am originally from Guinea, and I lived in Virginia for 11 years and Kansas for 2 years. We are a military family, my husband is in the Army and I have a 1-year-old son. I received my Bachelors in Interdisciplinary studies focused in Elementary Education from Virginia Commonwealth University and my Masters of Science in Counseling and Student Development from Kansas State University. I am very excited to be Part of the Panther’s family.
What do Elementary School Counselors do?
*Teach classroom guidance lessons
*Provide immediate and short-term individual counseling
*Facilitate short-term small group counseling sessions
*Consult with parents
*Work collaboratively with teachers and staff
*Provide information/referrals to outside community resources
*Understand the self and develop a positive self-image
*Understand the decision making process
*Show respect for the feelings of others
*Maintain effective relationships with peers and adults
*Be prepared to make the transition to middle school
Keep an eye out for Counselor Comments on our Morris Hill page.