My name is Jennifer Ketler and I am the Guidance Counselor at Verner Elementary School. My role as the guidance counselor is to provide support, consultation,and intervention strategies to help students, teachers and families minimize the barriers to education. This support is provided in several ways; through classroom instruction, small groups and ino ne on one setting. This support can be recommended by teachers, required by IEP’s or requested by parents.
Topics for small groups and classroom instruction may include social skills, conflict management bully prevention, friendship skills,and school success as well as instruction on the 40 Developmental Assets.
In addition to working with teachers and students, I provide parenting supports through the use of the Love and Logic Parenting Program as well as providing information on resources and supports that are available in and around the community.
If you have any questions please call at 412-828-1800x3025.