School Counselor


School Counselor

Mrs. Norman's Bio

Mrs. Norman's Bio
Welcome! I am Mrs. Norman and this is my 13th year as a School Counselor and my 4th year at Lexington Elementary as the School Counselor.  I attended The University of Akron for my Bachelor's degree and Kent State University for my Master's Degree in School Counseling.  I feel so blessed to be able to work with all of the amazing students and staff at Lexington Elementary. When I'm not at work I love to spend time outdoors kayaking, hiking, swimming and having campfires.  I also spend a lot of time watching my son play baseball and basketball.  I have been married for 23 years and we have one son who is a Senior in high school!  I have lots of beautiful nieces and nephews too and we love spending time with family.  

What does a School Counselor do?

  • Helps all students develop socially, emotionally, and academically

  • Implement the social emotional curriculum through monthly classroom activities

  • Care Team Leader

  • Connects with students through individual counseling, small group counseling, and classroom lessons

  • Works in collaboration and consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators

  • Provides families with support and assistance as needed 

Why contact the School Counselor?

  • Behavior concerns

  • Friendship/peer relations

  • Anxiety/stress

  • Self-esteem

  • Grief/loss

  • Mental health concerns 

  • Life changes

  • Family difficulties or concerns

How does a parent contact the School Counselor? 

Parents can call the School Counselor at any time for a phone conference or to set up a school visit. I can also be reached via email at [email protected]

How does a student see the School Counselor?

  • Self-referral

  • Parent referral

  • Teacher or staff referral

  • Administration referral

  • Referral by friend(s)

  • Request of the counselor 

Confidentiality: All conversations with the student and counselor are confidential.  Exceptions to confidentiality include: a student in danger of harming himself/herself or someone else, a student reports abuse or neglect or court ordered.


We have CARE teams at all of our elementary school buildings. CARE teams help utilize resources available within the school building or educational community to meet the needs of the child.  Our CARE team staff meets regularly in a confidential setting to discuss any struggles that our students have. These struggles could include academics, behavior, emotional, social, or other. 
Parents/Guardians give consent for their child to receive any support services that the CARE team suggests.
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