• Elementary Guidance Counselor

    Deborah LeBarronMrs. Deborah LeBarron is our Elementary School Guidance Counselor If you would like to contact her, please call 518-747-4529 ext. 3116  or email her at dlebarron@fortedward.org Mrs. LeBarron is available to address the personal, social, emotional,  and academic needs for all students Pre-K to 5.

    The counselor works as a team with students, parents, teachers and community members to provide a safe and positive learning environment.

    Some of the roles of the counselor include:

    • Providing individual and group counseling dealing with topics such as
      • Self-confidence, Family Issues, Peer Relationships,  Academic Skills and Peer Mediation.
    • Providing consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and other colleagues concerning the personal and
      academic success of all students.
    • Communicating and exchanging information, and making referrals to community agencies's safety and welfare.
    • Providing prevention and crisis intervention to students as needed

    If you are interested in what role the Elementary Guidance Counselor plays in a successful
    student's educational experience, view the following:  Role of an Elementary Guidance Counselor