Phone: 469-219-2130 ext. 23130
I am excited to start another great year at Cockrell Elementary! I have been serving beside incredible staff, parents, and students, here at Cockrell, since its opening four years ago. This is my 9th year in Prosper ISD, although I have 17 years experience as a school counselor.
My family and I moved to Texas, eight years ago, from St. Louis, Missouri. My husband, Tommy, and I were recently married September 2015, on the outer banks of North Carolina. I have three children (who aren't so little any more!): Michael (age 31) is currently serving in the Navy, and is stationed in San Diego; Andrew (age 16) is a Junior at PHS; and Brooke (age 15) is a Freshman at PHS. I enjoy runnng, reading, cooking, and traveling with my family. Having my roots in St. Louis, I love my baseball, especially my St. Louis Cardinals!
Graduating from Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, VA; I made the beach my home for about twenty years. I earned my B.S. in Psychology at ODU, and received my M.S.Ed in School Counseling there as well. I still make annual trips out there each summer to feel the ocean breeze and feel the sand between my toes!
I am here to help your child succeed in school and help support our teachers. Here are some of the ways I serve the students at Cockrell:
Individual Counseling with students, as needed
Small Group Counseling pertaining to: friendship issues, social skills, grief and loss, divorce/changing families, self-esteem, study skills, and more
Identify Community Support: providing resources to outside agencies for special needs/issues, if necessary; inviting guest speakers for learning opportunities and career exploration
Classroom Guidance: I will visit each classroom, monthly, to discuss topics such as: getting along with others, understanding self and others, career exploration, bullying prevention, self-control, and making good choices in problem solving, just to name a few. I will also incorporate our monthly character traits school-wide.
Meet with parents and staff to support student learning, and concerned behaviors, by working together and using the appropriate resources we have available.
I am here to support our students, parents, and staff at Cockrell Elementary. You can reach me at (469) 219-2130 ext 23130 to discuss your child's academic, social, or emotional concerns...or just to share great news! I look forward to working with our entire Cockrell Family throughout this school year. I know we have another incredible year ahead of us as Cockrell Champions!