Ms. Hint’s School Counseling Corner

BPS Counseling 2018-2019

Ms. Hint’s School Counseling Corner

Introduction:

Professional PhotoHi there! My name is Jessie Hint, and I am the K-7th grade school counselor at Bridges Preparatory School. This will be my 4th year at Bridges, and it has been a thrill with many wonderful experiences helping me grow as a school counselor. I am originally from Peachtree City, GA, where I grew up in a very supportive community that had high expectations for all students. I received both my bachelor’s degree in General Studies and master’s degree in School Counseling at Georgia Southern University. Go Eagles! Some of my hobbies include traveling, cycling, movies, and treating myself at Massage Envy. I am also excited to be planning my wedding for May 2019!

Services Provided:

Individual Counseling:

I strive to meet the academic, personal/social, and career needs of students. Teachers, administration, parents, and students can request individual counseling for a student. The best way to reach me is by email at jhint@bridgesprep.org. Parents must sign and return a parent consent form for me to meet regularly with their child.

Classroom Guidance:

In order to provide a comprehensive school counseling program, I will visit each K-7 classroom throughout the year. Topics discussed will be determined by a school needs assessment conducted by myself at the beginning of the year. I will survey parents, teachers, administration, students, and staff. Please be on the lookout for Parent Surveys which will be sent out the 1st week of school!

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Consultation:

I will meet with teachers, staff, and parents throughout the year to help support our students. This may include 504 and IEP meetings where counseling may be suggested for the student. If you would like to schedule a meeting with me or have a question or concern, please email me at jhint@bridgesprep.org.

Additional Duties:

I help identify those students in grades 4-7 who qualify for the Duke Talent Identification Program. Students are typically identified by a qualifying standardized test scores from the past 2 years. More qualifying test information can be found on the Duke TIP websites:

4th-6th grade website: https://tip.duke.edu/programs/4th-6th-grade-talent-search/eligibility

7th grade website: https://tip.duke.edu/programs/7th-grade-talent-search/eligibility

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Title III Coordinator:

I am responsible for identifying those students who qualify for our English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program. Students are identified initially through their home language survey and English proficiency based on a screener. I then make sure that appropriate services are provided for our English learners until they exit the program.

Young Leaders in Training:

This is a group of 2nd-3rd grade students who are selected by their teachers to participate in a leadership group. Students are taught about the 7 habits of happy kids through quick and engaging meetings in the spring.

Character Traits:

In grades K-7, one student will be selected from each homeroom for the character trait of the month. Character traits include honesty, respect, confidence, courtesy, integrity, responsibility, judgment, perseverance, and sportsmanship.

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