Counselor's Corner


Gearity Professional Development Schools' Counselor’s Corner

Tiger Proud & Bully Free


Sarah Coyne

School Counselor

Gearity Professional Development School

(216) 320-4855

What is my role?

~ To help and guide ALL children

~ Teaches classroom guidance lessons

~ Serves as a permanent member of the Student Assistance Team

~ Assists with crisis intervention

~ Works with children individually and in small groups

~ Consults with parents and teachers

~ Coordinates New Student Ambassador Program

~ Small & Individual group counseling

~ Act as a consultant and referral source between school, parents, and community

~ Parent presentations and/or community collaboration to support student success

~ Coordinate School testing and support students


What will a student want to talk to me about?

~ strategies in conflict resolution

~ feelings about him/herself

~ difficulty in making or getting along with friends

~ a family problem

~ a school problem

~ a fear or worry

~ a physical concern

~ the need for extra support services 


How does a student get to see me?

~ the student may ask to go to the counselor’s office

~ the teacher or principal can send him or her

~ Mom, Dad or another care provider can request counseling services

~ a school friend may invite him or her for a special visit